National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practicioners
Patricia (Patsy) Stinchfield has been a nurse in health care for nearly 25 years. She is currently a pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in infectious disease and immunology at the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also serves as program director for the Children’s Immunization Project, a collaborative effort in Minnesota bringing immunization information to parents, providers, and the community.
Ms. Stinchfield serves as an adjunct clinical faculty member at the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing and sits on several committees, including the Minnesota Department of Health Immunization Advisory Committee and the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics Safety Steering Committee. She is also a consultant on pediatric immunization issues for the American Nurses Association.
Ms. Stinchfield is a frequent presenter on immunization topics at local and national conferences, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Immunization Conference.
Ms. Stinchfield is a graduate of Moorhead State University and the University of Utah School of Nursing.