Maria Irrera-Newcomb is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University. Maria holds a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Gwynedd-Mercy College. She has served as a member of the National Health Service Corp. Maria has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in community health for fourteen years. She has been the recipient of 2 Presidential Awards from Drexel University as a member of the primary care team at Eleventh Street Family Health Services. Maria is board certified by the American Nursing Credentialing Center and a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.