Lynn Bonitz R.N., M.S.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Bio Sketch Lynn Bonitz, RN, MS Lynn Bonitz is the CF Center Coordinator and Cystic Fibrosis Nurse at the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Cohen Children's Medical Center; a position she has held since 1989. Lynn has been a Registered Nurse in the state of New York since 1984. She is a graduate of Fairfield University, 1984, with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing and a minor in Psychology. She obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing Administration from Adelphi University in 1992. Lynn has spent the vast majority of her career at Cohen Children's Medical Center, formerly known as Schneider Children's Hospital. She developed an interest in caring for patients with Cystic Fibrosis on the Adolescent Unit of Cohen Children's Medical Center and in 1989 was hired to be the Cystic Fibrosis Center Coordinator. As a result of the expertise she has developed in her work with CF patients, she has published articles, co – authored chapters in both medical and nursing textbooks, presented on the topic of Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic illness, and worked as a mentor for students and newly hired CF Center Coordinators. Her professional areas of interest include: clinical research, Quality Improvement, newborn screening for CF and the detection and treatment of CF related diabetes.