Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.
Lauren Gale RN, MSN, NNP-BC is a board certified neonatal nurse practitioner with extensive experience in neonatal medicine.
Lauren has professional interest in supporting neonatal care education and, at previous places of employment, has served as an NP preceptor and trainer, pediatric resident NICU liaison, developed a NICU resident/NP mentorship program, developed a car seat policy for NICU patients, and helped initiate a NICU simulation training program. She has also served as a educator on the use of inhaled nitric oxide for neonatal pulmonary hypertension and has trained emergency services personnel on the stabilization of neonates in the field. Lauren has spoken at many outreach conferences on a wide variety of neonatal topics.
Lauren earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of San Francisco and her master's degree with a specialty in neonatal critical care from the University of California San Francisco. In addition to her work at St. Luke's, Lauren continues to maintain her clinical position in the NICU at Stanford Children’s Hospital.
Lauren is married with two children and enjoys golfing, traveling, and volunteering at her kids' schools. Originally from Boston, she is an avid fan of both the Red Sox and the Patriots.