Nurse Practitioner, Boston Children’s Hospital
Ashley Birch earned both her BSN and MSN at Regis College and has been a nurse practitioner at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) since 2015, where she has worked in both inpatient and outpatient neurosurgery. Prior to that she worked in stroke research at Massachusetts General Hospital and in Rhode Island in Pediatric Sedation. As a nurse practitioner at BCH Ashley has focused her practice on caring for patients with Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida and has been privileged to work in the multidisciplinary Spina Bifida clinic. She was awarded a global nursing fellowship in 2019 and is using this fellowship to focus on those impacted by Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus in LMICs. She also serves on the board for the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England (SBAGNE). Ashley grew up in Massachusetts and currently lives in Boston. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, seeing shows on Broadway, and trying new restaurants.