Paula is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and graduated with her Masters degree from NYU in 2009. Prior to that, she obtained her bachelors degree in nursing from the University of Malta, Europe in 2002. Both as a nurse and as a nurse practitioner she has worked in multiple intensive care areas including Bellevue Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC. She also worked as a nurse practitioner with the hepatopancretobiliary team at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Breast surgery team at the Dyson Center, the internal medicine group at Vassar Medical Center and with The Hudson Valley Heart Center. She is nationally certified as an Acute Care Nurse practitioner and is certified as a critical care nurse. Paula is excited to join OADC and provide in-patient hospital care to our patients.