Family Nurse Practitioners (NPs) study and improve the health of individuals and families while identifying risk factors and preventing illness. They help patients throughout the entire lifecycle, assessing, diagnosing, and managing common acute and chronic primary health care challenges.
Family health nurses practice primary and specialized care in a range of environments, including:
Public and private ambulatory settings
Hospitals and home health agencies
Occupational health sites
Rosemary Byrne has worked as a family nurse practitioner since 1998. She currently works at Boston Children’s Primary Care at Martha Eliot and previously served as clinical director at Atreva Health Care. Both are inner city family practices providing health care to the underserved populations of Boston. Byrne is a strong advocate for equal health care access for the underserved.
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