Current Position

Nurse Practitioner/Instructor
Vanderbilt University/The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial
Nashville, TN

APHON Membership

APHON Member Since 2013

Local Chapter Membership

APHON–Nashville Music City Member Since 2016


  • DNP: 2015, Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Post-Master’s Certificate: 2013, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • MSN: 2011, Nurse Education, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
  • BSN: 2000, Nursing, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN


APHON National

  • Annual Conference Program Planning Committee: member, 2015–present
  • Annual conference: presenter
    • “Hit Me with Your Best Shot: Targeted Busulfan Therapy,” 2016

Local Chapter

  • Nashville Music City Chapter in Formation: founding member and president, 2016–present

Other Nursing Leadership

  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation: Infectious Diseases Special Interest Group member, 2017- present
  • International Society of Pediatric Oncology, nurse discipline member, 2016- present
  • The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial: Quality Subcommittee member, 2016–present
  • Tennessee Nurse’s Association: district 3 director-at-large, 2015–present
  • Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium: member and presenter
    • Results of an International Collaboration: Preventing Bacterial Infections in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients, 2015
  • Children’s Oncology Group: nurse discipline member and presenter
    • Pitfalls in Using Computerized Provider Order Entry for Chemotherapy Ordering,2012
    • Interventions to Enhance Patient Safety and Protocol Compliance: Lessons Learned from COG study ANBL 0931, 2011
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Research Day for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: poster presenter
    • Reducing Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections in Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Focused Team Approach, 2011