• Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) and certified Pediatric Nurse (RN-BC) with extensive experience working with infants and young children including children who are prenatally drug exposed, in out-of-home care, with special health care needs, and in early childhood development settings.
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and PhD in Urban Systems/Health concentration.
  • Interested in social determinants of health and their impact on child health.
  • Teaches child development and pediatric primary care.

Completed Research:

  • Safe Haven Infant Protection: Incidence of Use and Characteristics of Surrendered Infants and Relinquishing Users
  • Development of an Evidence-Based Infant Mental Health Informational Website for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Research in Progress:

  • Pediatric Delirium
  • Developmental Surveillance and Screening Practices
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate Transitions
  • Sleep in Low-Income Mothers and Preschoolers





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