Stephanie DeMeyer, MA

Stephanie DeMeyer is an independent consultant committed to addressing issues of inequality by providing support to organizations to achieve their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. She is skilled in creating strategies to advance health equity for marginalized groups. She holds a bachelor’s degree in American Sign Language (ASL) with an emphasis on social justice, and attended Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. Stephanie is fluent in ASL, and is familiar with French Sign Language (LSF), Korean, and Ghanaian Sign Language.

Articles by Stephanie DeMeyer, MA

Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | January 31, 2023
Language bias is implicit and can affect the quality of care a patient receives. These 5 strategies help mitigate the bias.
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Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | January 24, 2023
There are a few simple things you can do to ensure you and the patient are communicating clearly when using an interpreter.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | January 3, 2023
We all have implicit biases. The fact that we don't know we do is what makes them implicit. Can we identify and correct them?
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | December 22, 2022
Health care materials and standards are overwhelmingly based on data and clinical observations of White patients.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | December 12, 2022
Animal-assisted therapy benefits both cancer patients and survivors. Some companies can even partner with your workplace.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | November 28, 2022
There is still a prejudice toward people who are obese or underweight, known as weight stigma or weight bias.
Elaine S. DeMeyer, RN, MSN, AOCN®, BMTCN®Best Practices | October 5, 2022
Hearing loss is a common condition affecting cancer survivors. The risk factors for hearing loss are discussed.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | October 5, 2022
Cancer survivors of all ages may have some degree of hearing loss—not just older adults.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MABest Practices | August 4, 2022
To provide gender-affirming care, oncology nurses need more education about the needs of sexual and gender minorities.
Stephanie DeMeyer, MAAuthors | February 15, 2022
Stephanie DeMeyer addresses issues of inequality by providing support to organizations to achieve their inclusion goals.