To recognize Black History Month, NASPGHAN would like to highlight a member of APGNN. Tanisha Richards, NP is an identical twin, wife and mother to an amazing daughter. She became a Registered Nurse in 2004, spending majority of her career as a PICU nurse until becoming a Nurse Practitioner in 2018. In 2019, she began working as an APRN for the Intestinal Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, caring for children with short bowel syndrome.
Below are a few facts about Tanisha.
Current position and institution: Family Nurse Practitioner at BCM/TCH Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Hometown: Richmond, Tx
Favorite GI disease: Short Bowel Syndrome
Hobbies: dancing, cooking, social activities, traveling, exercise, family games
Favorite Vacation Spot: Cancun Mexico
Favorite Activist: Martin Luther King Jr.
Book You Recommend: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Best Career Advice You’ve Received: Always do what is right. You will never know everything, but there is always an opportunity to learn more, and always leave a good impression with anyone you encounter.