Ms. Desell is the pediatric nurse practitioner in the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She is responsible for evaluating and treating the children at the Hopkins cleft clinic. Ms Desell earned her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate at Johns Hopkins University, her Masters of Science: Maternal-Child Health at the University of Maryland, and her Bachelor’s of Science: Nursing at Lynchburg College of Virginia. She holds certifications with Pediatric Nursing Certification Board as well as the Maryland State Board of Nursing. She was awarded the Kalynn Quinn Hensley Lectureship 2010 for her presentation on EXIT Procedure for CHAOS.