Laura Goode, APN, has served as a pediatric advanced practice nurse for 27 years. She has served as the pediatric advanced practice nurse for pediatric hematology for the last 20 years at the Institute for Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center.
Goode earned her Bachelor of Science with honors and her Master of Science at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. She is certified by the state of New Jersey as an Advanced Practice Nurse, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a pediatric clinical nurse specialist and a pediatric nurse.
Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Nurses Association, New Jersey State Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau.
Goode has served as a member on numerous hospital committees and councils. She is a lecturer for both nursing and hospital-wide educational courses. Goode’s interest is the care of children with chronic illnesses.
She is inspired by the strength and courage of the children and families she cares for. Goode is motivated by the scientific innovations that improve the care and lives of children and families.