Expert Qualifications

This expert has been practicing in a clinical setting for over 30 years. She has worked in various hospitals in a wide array of roles that has prepared her for her current position as Director. Currently, she works in an emergency department where about 20% of the patients are pediatric, and the majority of those use the emergency department as a clinic. She has won many awards for her excellence in pediatric clinical care, and has published on several pediatric subjects in magazines, hospital literature, and AACN literature. Additionally, she has presented to her peers, and is currently part of numerous professional affiliations, such as the National Emergency Nurses Association at consensus council on Emergency Preparedness for pediatrics.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Illinois
  • B.A., Biology, Northwestern University
  • B.S., Nursing, Northwestern University
  • M.P.H., Health Resources Management, University of Illinois-Chicago
  • M.S., Nursing, Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Rush University
  • American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) Certifications: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Certifications: Emergency Nurse, and Pediatric Emergency Nurse
  • Certified Instructor: Trauma Nurse Specialist, and Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
  • Fellow, Academy of Emergency Nurses
  • Member, Emergency Nurses Association
  • Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Former, Nurse Practitioner, Coordinator, Manager, and then Director, Pediatric Emergency Services
  • Former, Director, Adult & Pediatric Emergency and Trauma Services, Northwest Community Hospital
  • Current, Complemental Faculty, Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Care to RN and nurse practitioner students, Chicago area university
  • Current, Director, Emergency, Trauma & EMS Services, healthcare company

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