|Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Operation Better Start at Berkshire Health Systems|
PITTSFIELD, MA – Berkshire Health Systems announces the appointment of Amanda Poussard, MSN, APRN, PNP-PC, a board-certified pediatric primary care nurse practitioner to the staff of Operation Better Start.
Poussard provides care for children and adolescents with failure to thrive, eating disorders and other nutritional related illness. She is also passionate about LGBTQ+ health. Operation Better Start provides these services through Poussard in its Pittsfield and North Adams offices.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her Master of Science in Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
Poussard describes her care as family-centered, adding, “I believe strongly in building a safe space and strong community for our children to be able to grow and develop to their greatest potential. My approach to patient care is holistic, attainable, and family-oriented. It is a privilege for me to be involved in the care of my patients.”
Her interests include yoga and spin. She enjoys reading, travelling to the beach, and trying out new places to eat.
For more information, call Operation Better Start, 413-445-9243.