Areas of expertise: Bleeding disorders, healthcare disparities, diversity equity, and inclusion, and the importance of authentic communication in the healthcare setting 

Bio: Connie Montgomery is a mother, wife, author, retired business owner and occupational therapist, a patient and family advocate, and a successful international orator. She is passionate about her work as a community builder in the bleeding disorder community. Ms. Montgomery works closely with the National Hemophilia Foundation as a member of the Steps for Living Task Force, Annual Conference Planning Committee, the Cultural Diversity Working Group, and the Rare Steering Committee for bleeding disorders. She has received two national awards for her service in the healthcare arena, and has developed and delivers heath care trainings, including: Hear with your Eyes and See with your Heart: Compassionate Healthcare. In her free time she loves to travel. 


  • DEI Chairperson Board of Directors – nSpiration Foundation 
  • National Patient and Family Partner – PFCCpartners  
  • National Consumer Scholar, 2021-2022 
  • MUSC Health – PFAC, Family Faculty, Art Committee, and Statewide Emergency Dept. Committee