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Hi, I’m Culbreth’s School Nurse! I’ve had the privilege to be at Culbreth for over 6 years. I grew up a Military kid, moving 13 times and went to many different schools, so I know what it feels like to be the self conscious new kid. And also not to know what to say, when people ask me “where are you from?”
I received my BSN at East Carolina University 1980, and worked in many different specialties with adults until I found my true calling in Pediatrics at what was then Miami Children’s Hospital in 1983. I have also worked at The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and taught Clinical Pediatric Nursing in Miami. 13 years ago, I started as a School Nurse in Wake County.
I have been married for 32 years and my family is my greatest joy! I am blessed to be the mom of 2 sons and a daughter. If I wasn’t a nurse, I would be a Veterinarian, because I LOVE animals of all types. Currently my family includes 6 cats, 3 dogs and a bunny! I love spending time with my critters, reading, traveling, kayaking and the beach is my favorite place! The most rewarding part of working with Middle Schoolers is to see the transformation that takes place during these years. I love offering support to them both medically and more importantly, emotionally as they navigate these often turbulent years.
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