Stephanie Norman, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, joined the Developing Brain Institute at Children’s National as Clinical Research Nurse Program Manager in January 2020. Stephanie has over 20 years of NICU experience including practicing as a registered nurse, nurse educator and board-certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP). She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. After bedside nursing for nearly a decade, Stephanie earned her Masters of Science in Nursing with a concentration as a NNP from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and graduated with her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Colorado where her research focused on parental stress in military families. Her additional research interests include neonatal neuroprotection, neonatal congenital heart defects, and neonatal stabilization and transport.