Dr. Mary Tresgallo, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, ACHPN
Columbia University Medical Center – Assistant Professor of Nursing & Chairman of Pediatric Ethics Committee NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital (NYP-MSCH).
Mary Tresgallo has spent her career on the front lines of Medicine and Nursing in cancer care at both Columbia University Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC. She has extensive clinical experience in the care of critically ill adults and children in the areas of hematology/oncology, intensive care, cardiology and pediatric pain, symptom management and palliative care.
Mary is a faculty member at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Program in Women and Children’s Bioethics. Her focus has been on bioethics, acute pain management and palliative care for children. She also currently serves as a pediatric ethics consultant at NYP-MSCH.
As Chairman of the Pediatric Ethics Committee for the NewYork Presbyterian – Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, which ranked in the Top 50 hospitals for all 10 pediatric specialties in U.S. News and World report, Mary works closely with pediatric hematologists and oncologists on ethical issues that may arise during cancer treatment and research.
In addition to her faculty and ethics work, Mary is a member of the admissions committee for the Medical School for International Health at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Mary has authored and published a dozen papers in leading medical journals as well as co-authored book chapters.
Mary received three degrees from Columbia University, including: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Public Health, and Master of Science. She has advanced certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing.