Andrea is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Good2Go Transition Program at The Hospital for Sick Children and a PhD (Nursing) student at McMaster University where she holds a fellowship with the McMaster Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI). She also holds part-time faculty (instructor) and clinical faculty (lecturer) positions at McMaster University. Andrea has worked at SickKids since the fall of 2001. She spent two years as the Palliative & Bereavement Care Program Coordinator (Spring 2006 -2008) and worked on 7B as a staff nurse. Her clinical and research interests include care for children with complex and chronic illness, health transition, and pediatric end-of-life pain management.