Heather H. McKee LCSW

Social Work Coordinator, All Children's Hospital

Heather McKee received a BSW in 2006 and after some time working in child welfare, she then received an MSW in 2009, both degrees are from the University of South Florida. Heather began at All Children's Hospital in 2009 working as the CF social worker. She works with patients in both the clinic and inpatient settings. Heather has worked to improve the process of transition to adult care, promote school readiness and the importance of focusing on education, as well as encouraging medical adherence. In addition to her work with the CF population, Heather also works on an inpatient sub specialty unit, and serves as the Social Work Department Clinical Coordinator.In conjunction with a multidisciplinary team, led by Heather, a nurse educator, and a child life specialist; a successful inpatient adherence program was developed, piloted, and is now fully functioning. This program is yielding very positive results from patients, families, and staff. She is also part of an initiative to encourage exercise with the CF patients, and stress the importance of physical activity even while in the hospital.