Christy has worked at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt since 1999. She began her career as a bedside nurse in pediatric surgery then switched roles as a nurse educator. She is currently working as a Nursing Professional Development Specialist for the department of Nursing Education and Professional Development within the Children’s Hospital. Christy is a Certified Pediatric Nurse. She has her Masters in Nursing within the specialty of clinical management from Vanderbilt University.
Christy currently assists nurses with RN advancement by coordinating the Vanderbilt Professional Nurse Practice Program. Additionally, Christy coordinates CAVE, supports graduate nurses through the Nurse Residency program, writes the Children's Hospital monthly educational newsletter, In the Know, and is involved in patient and staff education.
Christy is married to a wonderful husband, Philip and has three beautiful children, Tyler, Blake and Madison.