What is your job title?
Wait List Coordinator / ON CALL Coordinator
What is your job?
I work as a member of the wait list team (including the transplant surgeons, nephrologists, and the ON CALL Team) to help maintain current clinical testing for all listed kidney or kidney/pancreas pts. I also cover the evaluation clinic at Johns Hopkins- Bayview and ON CALL when I'm needed.
When did you start working at Johns Hopkins?
When did you start working in transplantation?
Why do you work with transplant patients?
I have an extensive background in dialysis and have seen what kidney disease can do to patients and their families. It’s an honor to be able to work with a team that can offer an alternative to dialysis, thus giving folks a chance at improving their quality of life in so many ways.
What is your education?
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland Medical Center.
What else do you want people to know about you?
I am President-elect of the Chesapeake Chapter of the International Transplant Nurses Society. I still actively work hemodialysis on weekends, and I volunteer for the National Kidney Foundation at community outreaches. I've also been nominated for the Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery “Nurse of the Year” award.