As an advanced practice nurse, Tara specializes in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurosurgical conditions – particularly those requiring acute care.
Prior to joining Altair Health, Tara served as an advanced practice nurse at Cardiology Associates of Sussex County. As a unit educator and staff nurse in the Neurosurgical-Trauma ICU at Morristown Memorial Hospital for 12 years – and currently a per diem staff nurse in the unit – she cares for critically ill neuroscience, trauma and surgical patients. She has also been associated with Somerset Medical Center and Newtown Memorial Hospital.
Tara received her Doctorate of Nurse Practitioner from Grand Canyon University, her Post Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Master of Science in Nursing from Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.
Tara is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and has received several awards including Atlantic Health’s NeuroScience Nurse of the Year and “Ben Label” Clinical Nurse Excellence Awards and the American Association of Critical Care Circle of Excellence Award.