Patricia Gellasch is a consultant with expertise in research, grant development and execution, and continuing medical education. Her scholarship focuses on improving the lives of women and children and has been presented at national and international conferences. She is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with clinical experience in primary care. She previously worked as a registered nurse in the neonatal ICU. Patricia is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Nursing at The College of New Jersey. She is a stage III CRC survivor.