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Work experience

Sep 2007Present

Family Nurse Practitioner, ED Observation Unit

Christiana Care Health System

Managing care, treatment and disposition of  patients admitted to the Emergency Observation Unit of a 907 bed hospital that has 110,000 ED visits per year. ED Obs is an APN supervised and managed unit. 

Apr 1996Sep 2007

Coordinator/ Nurse Practitioner

Christiana Care Health System

Managed a School Based Health Center that serves 1100 students.  Supervision to 4 staff as well as providing medical care to the students.

Jun 2005Apr 2006

Veteran's Administration Hospital

United States Government

Responsibility for a 700 patient panel during my first year as a practitioner, providing primary care to Veterans with multiple health problem. In addition to caring for my own panel of patients, I also saw walk-in and emergency visits. During the time there, I was secretary for the VA's Nurse Practitioner Group.


Jul 2012Aug 2014

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Including Informatics, Population Health, Evidence Based Practice

Aug 1993May 1995

Post Master's Certificate

University of Delaware

Completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program. 


Bachelor of Science in Nursing

University of Connecticut

Graduated Magna Cum Laude in the Honors Department

Sep 1972May 1976

Bachelor of Arts

Trinity College

Majored in Religion


Sep 2015Aug 2020

Family Nurse Practitioner

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Apr 2013Apr 2017

Trauma Nursing Core Course

Emergency Nurses Association
May 2014May 2016

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

American Heart Association
Dec 2012Dec 2015

Controlled Substance Registration

Drug Enforcement Administration
Oct 2013Oct 2015

Cardiopulmonary Healthcare Provider

American Heart Association
Jun 2013Jun 2015

APN Controlled Substances

State of Delaware


Speaks some Spanish and French


Registered Nurse

Multi-state L1 0016851

Expires 02/28/2017

Family Nurse Practitioner

Delaware LG-0000121

Expires 02/28/2017

Professional Activities

ENA- Emergency Nurses Association

Advanced Practice Nursing Council, Christiana Care Health System

Delaware Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Preceptor for NP students,

University of Delaware and Wilmington University

Sigma Theta Tau, Mu Chapter

MRSA Task Force, Christiana Care Health System