Let your baby’s first step be a green one... with Northport Wellness Center holistic pediatric nurse practitioner, Jennifer Zethner, RN,MS, PNP. Jennie specializes in supporting the whole family to live a more organic, green and healthy lifestyle. She has studied with Dr. Lawrence Palevsky, and fully embraces his philosophy on the health and wellness of children. She continues to work closely with Dr. Palevsky, collaborating with him on the health needs of your children.
The abundance of threatening chemicals and toxins in our children’s world is ever increasing, causing multiple challenges for families who are trying to protect their children. Jennifer will assist you in making healthy decisions for your family, many of which will be simple, impactful and long lasting.
From the moment of conception to your baby’s first bath and beyond, Jennifer will share her knowledge to help simplify your world, thus, enabling you to reduce your child’s exposure to toxins, and provide a calm environment in which to relax and watch your child grow. Ultimately, Jennifer aims to guide families towards wellness by first avoiding common obstacles that can lead to dis-ease. She will also support your need to play an active role in the health of your child.
Jennifer is available to see your child for healthy well exams and sick visits. To schedule an appointment or for more information, please contact Jennifer at the Northport Wellness Center at 631.262.8505 or visit www.northportwellnesscenter.com.
Biography: Jennifer Zethner, RN, MS, PNP
Jennie received her nursing degree (RN) from Adelphi University in 1995, and her Masters of Science (MS) and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) degrees from Stony Brook University in 2000, where she was also granted an award for her Overall Excellence. Jennie has had experience as both a nurse, and as a pediatric nurse practitioner, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at NYU Medical Center and Schneider Children’s Hospital, in all inpatient pediatric units, including the newborn nursery, at Schneider Children’s Hospital, and as the supervisor of the Hempstead High School Based Health Center on Long Island, where she attended to the medical needs of newly immigrated teens.
Jennie has had additional clinical nursing experience traveling to Guatemala with a medical missionary group, where she assisted in providing care to infants and children, and has worked as a clinical research coordinator under the Chief of Pediatrics and the Chief of Neonatology at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. Jennie is married, has 3 children, and lives in the Northport area.