Carissa Borton

Carissa joined Columbia Health in 2021.  She has worked for 8 years as a nurse, starting at a comprehensive ambulatory care center, followed by a clinical nurse position at Montefiore in Maternal Child Health and Pediatrics.

Before beginning her career as a nurse, she spent over a decade as a New York State EMT, an EMT volunteer in Honduras and Guatemala and a public health aide in Rockland County.


  • B.S.N., Columbia University School of Nursing
  • B.S., Biological Sciences University of California at Santa Barbara

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Registered Professional Nurse, New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut
  • Basic Life Support

Community and Volunteer Activities:

  • Nyack Community Ambulance Corps
  • Hospitalito Atitlan, Guatemala
  • Global Medical Brigades

Professional Experience:

  • OB/GYN,  Maternal-Child Health, and Pediatrics Montefiore Hospital
  • Harlem Health Center