Our Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Who Are Pediatric Nurse Practitioners?
Pediatric nurse practitioners are registered nurses with advanced academic and clinical education in pediatric health care, pharmacology, child development, and family dynamics. In our office a pediatric nurse practitioner functions in the same manner as a physician. Pediatric nurse practitioners see children from birth to 21 years of age for medical illnesses and well child care. More complex medical problems and behavioral issues may be referred to a physician.
Meet Our Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Brandy Morgan, C.P.N.P.
Brandy was born and raised in southeastern Ohio, receiving her Associate and Bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Ohio University. Prior to joining our practice, Brandy worked since 2008 as a pediatric emergency room nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She earned her Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Health at Wright State University. Brandy is board-certified as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
Brandy loves working with patients and families, providing the best care based on the most current pediatric research. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, considering it a blessing and a joy to be a wife and mother. She is also active in her church and her local community.
Amy Parks, C.P.N.P.
Amy Parks joined Springdale-Mason Pediatrics in 2003. Both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing were completed at the University of Cincinnati. Amy is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and is board certified through this organization. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. Amy worked as a pediatric nurse from 1990 – 1998 and has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner since 1999.
Amy´s interests outside the office include hiking, fitness and community service. She is the mother of four children.