With over 24 years of nursing experience, Caroline’s practice combines holistic health approaches with conventional medical care. She is on faculty with the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s Holistic Nursing Programs and is a PhD candidate investigating the traditional healing practices of Mexican American women.
Caroline has developed and implemented health promotion programs for diverse populations; presented locally, nationally, and internationally to general and professional audiences; and participates in clinical research involving complementary and integrative approaches to health. She volunteers with inter-professional medical missions to Guatemala as part of the Integrative Health Project – a volunteer group of holistic nurses and Chinese medicine practitioners. She is also actively involved with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses – New York Chapter.
Caroline earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX, a dual Master of Science degree in Advanced Public Health Nursing (MSN) and Urban Public Health (MPH) from City University of New York– Hunter College and is a student in Villanova University’s PhD in Nursing Education program. She is a graduate of the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Certificate Program and a board-certified nurse coach (NC-BC).