Siobhan McKenna

Siobhan (she/her) joined Columbia Health in 2023. She provides pre- and post-clinical visit assessments; follow-up of patients for interim continuity of care by clinicians, emergency department transfer, hospitalization and procedures; acute and chronic primary nursing care, wound care, travel assessment, allergy assessment, and the administration of vaccines, allergy shots, and medication.

Siobhan started her nursing career in 2018 as a cardiac surgery ICU nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital and then transitioned to travel nursing. As a travel nurse, Siobhan worked in various ICUs (cardiac surgery, trauma, medical), outpatient surgery centers, and women’s health clinics throughout Anchorage, New York City, Seattle, Savannah, and Tampa. From working in a variety of settings, she realized that she was passionate about patient education and community health.

Outside of nursing, Siobhan enjoys writing, backpacking, and cross-country skiing.


· M.S.N Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

· B.S. Biology and Creative Writing, Loyola University Maryland

Certifications and Licensure

· Basic Life Support

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support

· Registered Nurse: New York, Alaska, Washington, and Florida

Professional Experience

· Johns Hopkins Hospital

· Swedish Medical Center

· Tampa General Hospital

Published Articles

· Han, HR., McKenna, S., Nkimbeng, M. et al. (2019) A Systematic Review of Community Health Center Based Interventions for People with Diabetes. J Community Health 44, 1253–1280

· Lehmijoki-Garner, M., Lewis, S., & McKenna, S. (2019). How to guide your pre-nursing students to reach their optimal career in nursing, Advisor, 9-14