Linda Del Vecchio-Gilbert is a doctorally prepared pediatric nurse practitioner and is board certified in Primary Care Pediatrics, Advanced Hospice and Palliative Nursing, and Pain Management. She has over 21 years of experience caring for children with complex chronic conditions. Her area of expertise is pain and symptom management. She opened Magnolia Pediatrics, which is an independent nurse practitioner private practice in Rhode Island, which focuses on community-based pediatric palliative care.
She is also a full-time associate professor of practice in the Department of Nursing at Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences and serves as the Coordinator of the Core Clinical Curriculum for Nursing@Simmons, the school’s online nursing program. She also holds a full-time faculty position with the Nursing Department at New England Institute of Technology in Rhode Island. Linda has completed numerous projects and presentations — both nationally and internationally — on topics such as pediatric palliative and end-of-life care, suffering and hope, and pain management. She is a member of the Rhode Island Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. She has volunteered in the United States and abroad for a wide range of humanitarian and medical organizations.
- Roundtable: Establishing an Independent Nurse Practitioner Practice (RT2)
- Magnolia Pediatrics; Simmons College; New England Institute of Technology
- Cranston, RI