Vicki Burke, RN
Vicki Burke RN, BSN is the Clinical Coordinator in the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and an expert in the practice of gynecological nursing for 15 years. She works directly with patients and families in preparation for surgery, teaching, telephone triage and coordination of appointments. She is a contributing author in “Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Edition 6, Philadelphia: Lippincott-Williams and Wilkins 2012″ and is Co-Director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Post Graduate Course. She has presented at this course and at the annual Endometriosis Conference for Patients and Families for many years.
Shaunna Maloney, RN
Shaunna Maloney, RN is a Staff Nurse in the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. She has practiced in this program for 7 years. Shaunna works directly with patients and their families, where she acts as an educator, triages telephone calls, and coordinates appointments. She has also presented at the annual Endometriosis Conference for Patients and Families for the last 2 years.
Phaedra Thomas, RN, BSN
Phaedra P. Thomas RN, BSN is a Nurse Educator and the Co-Director for the Center for Young Women’s Health at Boston Children’s Hospital where she oversees the daily operation of the Resource Center, and community programs including a monthly medical online chat for teens diagnosed with endometriosis. Ms. Thomas has written many of the website’s health guides for teens and parents about endometriosis including: “Preparing for Your Laparoscopy”, “Managing Your Endometriosis”, and “Helping Your Daughter Manage Endometriosis” and coordinates an annual conference for teens diagnosed with endometriosis, and their families. Ms. Thomas has been recognized by her colleagues for her leadership and innovations in child health at Boston Children Hospital and was the recipient of the 2012 Gary Fleisher Award for Nursing Excellence.