Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Researcher, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abby Hess is a nurse practitioner and clinical researcher at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Her current research focuses on developing and testing digital-health solutions to address health care challenges in perioperative care. Hesshas worked in the perioperative department since 2009, initially as an RN in the post-anesthesia care unit and subsequently as an advanced practice RN in the pre-anesthesia consultation clinic. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Cincinnati in 2015. A principal investigator on seven research/innovation grants, Hess’s honors include first place in the research poster competition at the International Conference of Perianesthesia Nurses and runner-up for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Young 2018 Professional of the Year.