Matthew Hickling studied Nursing at Sage Colleges in Troy, NY and graduated with his BSN in 2012. He has worked in pediatric nursing throughout his nursing career in areas of Intensive Care, Oncology and Hematology, and Emergency Medicine. He received his Master of Science in Nursing Advanced Practice - Nursing in Child Health from SUNY Stony Brook in 2018. He became a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner in 2018 through PNCB. He is currently working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a Developmental Pediatric outpatient setting. As well as an adjunct faculty member for the Nursing Department at Siena College teaching Health Policy and Leadership.