Nikki Vernelli ARNP

Cassidy McCarns, ARNP

Clinic(s): Yakima Pediatrics

Education: Bates College, BA Anthropology, Concentration in Class, Inequity, Poverty & Justice Yale School of Nursing, MSN Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Experience:  I am thrilled to be starting my career as an ARNP at Yakima Pediatrics. For the past two years, I have worked as a pediatric primary care nurse at Yale University.

Medical Interests: Adolescent and reproductive health, toxic stress and early childhood intervention, rheumatology/autoimmune diseases of childhood.

I Aspire to..“To learn from and collaborate with the wonderful team at Yakima Pediatrics in the pursuit of providing the most comprehensive, culturally sensitive, and inclusive care. I look forward to learning about the lived experiences of my patients and families and about the Yakima Valley region.”

Personal Interests/Hobbies:

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I love spending time outside and so I am extremely excited to be relocating to the Pacific Northwest. I enjoy playing soccer, backpacking, biking, and skiing. I also love to read and take care of my house plants and two kitties. “

Nikki Vernelli ARNP