After 30 years of pediatric nursing in a hospital, Lisa wasn't finished being a nurse and wanted to continue to share her knowledge and experience in a different setting. In her many years of experience, she kept hearing from families, friends, and patients about how difficult it was to navigate medical care. After hearing continued stories about lack of information, mistakes, needing help through day to day treatment, and lack of guidance regarding major medical decisions, Lisa decided to dedicate her expertise and knowledge to helping patients and their families navigate the difficult hospital and medical care systems.
Patient Advocate Nurse Denver was created in January of 2017 and looks forward to servicing both pediatric and adult patients and their caretakers in need of guidance through difficult decisions and various medical situations.
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Patient Nurse Advocate
Registered nurse, patient advocate
In her 30+ year career as a nurse in the state of Colorado, Lisa has experience in a wide range of nursing practices. She has a Nursing degree from the prestigious Regis University, as well as a Bachelors degree in Recreation Therapy from The University of Colorado and a Masters degree in Recreation administration from The University of Northern Colorado. Since then, she’s dedicated her expertise to pediatric care at Children’s Hospital Colorado as an inpatient staff nurse (Oncology and Organ Transplant departments), an ambulatory float nurse (Gastroenterology, Well Child Care, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedic, Cardiology, ENT, Ophthalmology, and Radiology departments), and most recently as primary nurse in the Chronic Pain department.
Lisa is Denver native, wife, and mother of two daughters. She volunteers at the South High School Food Bank and as a medic for the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls roller derby league.
University of Colorado
B.S., Therapeutic Recreation, 1972
University of Northern Colorado
M.A., Recreation Administation, 1985
B.S., Nursing, 1992
- Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of Colorado
Basic life support
American Nurses Association
American Society of Pain Management Nursing
Alliance of Professional Health Advocates