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Evon McGuire FNP-BC
Board Certified: Family Nurse Practitioner
Medical School/Degree: Doctorate of Nursing Practice - S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Prior Experience: Middletown Community Health Center, Middletown, NY
Undergraduate: Bachelors of Science in Nursing - Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Graduate: Masters Science in Nursing: Family Primary Care - Pace University, Pleasantville, NY
Childhood obesity, vaccines, school management, research
Year Joined: 2015
What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?
Since I was a nurs's aide working in a hospital
What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?
Love working with children and families. So much opportunity to teach good health habits, self-management, and contribute to long-term health habits.
How do you connect with your patients?
Reach parents and children with cultural sensitivity and with empathy. Try to impart health care information in an appropriate level, mindful of current health literacy level.
What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?
Home repair, gardening, bicycling, travel and softball (women's league for 29 years)
What is your advice for your patients?
Learn healthy habits