Cec Hardacker,

Cec Hardacker, MSN, RN, CNL

Director of Education


Cec Hardacker (she/ella) and her team are responsible for disseminating LGBTQ+ best practices to multi-disciplinary teams across the U.S. – her favorite is nursing education. In the 11+ years Cec has been at Howard Brown, she has contributed to national consortia in LGBTQ+ cultural competency education, conducted bladder health research in SGM populations, has published and co-edited a book on TGD older adults. Cec and her team provide numerous diverse curricula, including the Health Education About LGBT Elders, or HEALE curriculum, the CORE Four curriculum, and last year, partnered with Oak Point University to develop an LGBTQ Health a 16-week “micro-credential” for Nurse Practitioners, chiropractors and acupuncturists. She identifies as a Chicana dyke artist, has been married for 28 years, has 2 pit bulls and a cat.


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