Laura Punaro, RN, BSN
Laura attended The University of Virginia School of Nursing and began her career as a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. After working at Children’s National Medical Center she transitioned to Georgetown University Hospital. Laura is a Certified Instructor for the American Heart Association.
Hannah grew up in Fairfax, Virginia and is currently attending nursing school at George Mason University. She is set to graduate in May of 2020 and has her sights set on becoming a Trauma/Emergency room nurse. Prior to her academic career she was a professional babysitter for 10 years and has been certified in basic life support (BLS) throughout.
Danika Okpaleke, EMT
Brianna Nielsen has a BS in Biology from George Mason University, and is currently working on her RN at Northern Virginia Community College as well as her BSN at George Mason University. She currently as a Clinical Technician III. Brianna Nielsen is certified by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS).
Juliette is currently an ER nurse in Arlington. She has worked all over the country as a travel nurse before settling down in Virginia. In addition to being a nurse, Juliette enjoys traveling the world with her family. She has been CPR certified for over 10 years, and loves empowering others in their learning of this essential, life-saving skillset.
Emily Boland, RN, BSN
Lauren Missirlian, RN, BSN
Lauren has been a critical care nurse for over 11 years. She received a BS from Virginia Tech in 2001 and went on to earn a BS in Nursing from the University of Maryland in 2002. Upon graduating, Lauren began working at Inova Fairfax Hospital as a staff nurse, advancing to charge nurse, mentor and manager in the Intensive Care Unit.