Judy has been a RN for 35 years, mostly working in the area of Labor and Delivery and Management. She received her nursing training at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania, her BSN from La Salle University and a Master’s degree in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University.

She is also certified in Inpatient Obstetrical Nursing and Electronic Fetal Monitoring, Judy has worked as a staff nurse, assistant head nurse, educator, and Director of Obstetrical and Neonatal services. She has also taught many classes and has special training in Perinatal bereavement, helping families get through the grieving process after the loss of a baby. She facilitated a bereavement support group for parents experiencing the loss of a baby.

Judy has served on many committees and been active in various organizations such as Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies. She is a member of PLIDA (Pregnancy Loss & Infant Death Alliance) and AWHONN (Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses).

Publications

2001 AWHONN Lifelines: "Meeting the Needs of Bereaved Families"

2002 AWHONN Lifelines: "Fetal Monitoring Discrepancies in Education"

2003 Nursing Spectrum Perinatal Bereavement: "How Nurses can help"

2006 AWHONN Lifelines: "Save My Uterus, Take the Fibroids"

Judy on Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence