Patti Murillo-Casa Retired NYC police officerCervical cancer survivorCertified Wellness and Transformation CoachWomen’s health advocate and educator Experience Patti Murillo-Casa is a retired NYC police officer and a cervical cancer survivor. She is a passionate advocate of women’s health. She holds multiple certifications in the wellness and fitness space. Her advocacy work has won several awards, including a proclamation from the Council of the City of New York. Patti’s story has been featured on several outlets, including CNBC Latino, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Telemundo, and abc7ny. She is an ambassador for Cervivor, a global nonprofit organization that brings cervical cancer survivors together to spread awareness of the disease and to educate and support other women. Patti is also a member of the community board and patient advocacy board at Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.