Jennie has been providing holistic pediatric primary care at the Northport Wellness Center since 2011. From birth through age 21, Jennie provides well exams, sick exams, sports and surgical clearance while integrating a holistic approach.
Jennie specializes in supporting the whole family to live a more holistic, simple healthy lifestyle, aiming to guide families towards wellness by first avoiding common obstacles that can lead to disease. She also supports your need to play an active role in the health of your child.
Jennie has studied with Dr. Lawrence Palevsky, and fully embraces his philosophy on the health and wellness of children. She continues to work closely and collaborate with him on the health needs of your children.
Jennie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Adelphi University in 1995 and she received her Masters of Science and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) degrees from Stony Brook University in 2000. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
Jennie has experience as both a nurse and 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, and at Schneider Children’s Hospital. Her professional background also includes being the supervisor of the Health Center based at Hempstead High School on Long Island, where she attended to the medical needs of newly immigrated teens.
Jennie is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Holistic Nurses Association, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Holistic Mom’s Network. She is also a Simplicity Parenting-trained healthcare provider.