Stephanie Abbu, DNP, RN, CNML, is Manager for Neonatal Services at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. As a second career nurse, she has 18 years of healthcare experience as a registered nurse, assistant manager, business coordinator, and manager. Dr. Abbu is a national speaker on neonatal care, nursing research, nursing practice and professionalism, mentoring, leadership, and family and patient engagement. As a member of the TN Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative for the past decade, she is a nurse leader devoted to improving the outcomes of mothers and babies.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Stephanie Abbu has employment relationships with Synova Associates and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital. She was a previous consultant with Aspect Imaging. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Stephanie Abbu is a member of the Academy of Neonatal Nursing, the American Nurses Association, the Tennessee Nurses Association, and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. She is a contributing editor for Neonatal Network and serves on the editorial board for Empowered Nurse. She is a peer reviewer for The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing and Nursing Management.