INP Assistant Coordinator and Dhulikhel Hospital, Nepal Coordinator
Mrs. Collord graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008. She has worked in critical care for the past 6 years, with a focus in cardiothoracic ICU. Mrs. Collord grew up in a traveling family and developed a love for international health partnerships at a young age after having the chance to live in Kenya as a teenager, and volunteer abroad as a nurse in multiple countries including Haiti, Bolivia, Belize, and most recently, Nepal during the April 2015 earthquake.
Mrs. Collord currently works for the University of Washington Medical Center as a rapid response team leader, charge nurse, and ICU nurse preceptor and educator. Mrs. Collord runs our Nepal partnerships, helping to develop our targeted training programs and continue to grow our Local Nurse Champion relationships.