Gayle Gesswein, NP has extensive experience in neonatal nursing, including maternal-child transport. She has special interest in antimicrobial stewardship and pain management for neonatal patients, and works closely with the extended care team to ensure patient safety.
Gayle is also passionate about neonatology education and serves as a precept for both new graduates and experienced neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs). As NNP student coordinator, she coordinates student schedules, communicates with other faculty, and manages student evaluations.
Gayle earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from California State University, Bakersfield and her master’s degree in nursing, neonatal nurse practitioner, from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Before joining St. Luke’s, Gayle worked at Children’s Hospital Colorado. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and traveling.
Heather cares for babies in the NICU at St. Luke’s Boise, Magic Valley, Meridian, and Nampa.