Rosemary O’Dell, MSN, RN, CPN has been a pediatric nurse for 36 years. Rosemary received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at the University of Texas and a Master of Science degree in Pediatric Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Rosemary began her career as a pediatric nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Austin (CHOA) caring for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders in 1987. She managed the first outpatient clinic at CHOA administering treatments, providing patient and family education, coordinating care and managing research/treatment protocols. Rosemary and her family moved to Colorado in 1998 where she continued her nursing practice at Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO). Rosemary has specialized in endocrinology for the last 19 years working with children and adolescents with various conditions and disorders including but not limited to thyroid, adrenal, growth and puberty, bone metabolism, PCOS, Type 2 Diabetes and genetic syndromes such as Turner and Klinefelter. Rosemary is co-coordinator for the Turner Syndrome Multidisciplinary Clinic and has helped establish the nursing role in the management and coordination of this clinic.
Title : The important role of nursing in a turner syndrome multidisciplinary clinic