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Katie Wentzell, MSN, PNP is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Section as well as a doctoral candidate at Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing. Ms. Wentzell earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and English from Colby College and her Master’s in Nursing from Boston College.

During Ms. Wentzell's years as a clinician, she developed a cohort of high-risk adolescent and young adult patients who struggled with type 1 diabetes (T1D). From this experience, Ms. Wentzell returned to school to become a nurse scientist to understand the emotional burden of living with T1D and to develop innovative approaches to improve life with for people with diabetes. She has been a co-investigator on multiple, multi-center FDA trials for new devices and drugs, published several articles on the use of technology in youth with T1D and received an inaugural Joslin Diabetes Center Clinical Innovation Award to develop a pioneering accessible care model to improve glycemic control in high risk young adults with T1D.

Ms. Wentzell's research interests include diabetes distress and the emotional burden of living with T1D.

Nursing School
William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

Fellowship
University Research and Teaching Fellowship at William F. Connell School of Nursing, Boston College

Certification
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Pediatric
  • Type 1

Isabel Hampton Robb Scholarship 2019 
Awarded by Nurses Educational Funds to the doctoral candidate with the highest evaluation score

Joslin Diabetes Center Clinical Innovation Award

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 732-2603

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