Meland Foundation is pleased to announce that Abigail Felix is one of our our 2019 nurse scholarship winners.
Abigail Felix, MS, RN
Doctor of Nursing Practice student at Columbia University
Specialty: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Bilingual English and Spanish
She currently works in two Pediatric Primary Care Clinics in New York.
Ms. Felix received her undergraduate degree in Sociology in 2012 and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2014. After this she worked in the field for two years before pursuing her Master of Science, Nursing degree, completed in 2017. Again, she gained work experience. Now she is a student in the doctoral program at Columbia aiming for Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Program Director, Jamie Patton, states that “she has focused her clinical rotations in areas where she can care for underserved populations. Her background as a mental health counselor will also serve her well in caring for children and adolescents.”
Abigail has wonderful references:
Clare Cardo. McKegney, Professor — “Abigail has maintained a professional and organized approach to her studies. She is always prepared and brings an appropriate level of involvement in classroom discussion.”
Jamie Patton PNP, Program Director — “Abigail is a strong student in the classroom and in the clinical setting. Her preceptors speak very highly of her and even requested she continue her rotations at their practices because of how hard working and competent Abigail is. She is caring, bright, sincere, pursues her studies with diligence.