Vanessa Battista, a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP), is a member of the pediatric neuromuscular team at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her nursing and master's degrees from Columbia University School of Nursing, and completed a certificate in pastoral ministry at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. She previously worked as a PNP at Columbia University Medical Center and Boston Children's Hospital. She developed the Pediatric Palliative Care Master's subspecialty program while on faculty at the Boston College School of Nursing.
Distinguished Young Alumni Award from Columbia University School of Nursing