Natalia Argel received a BSN in nursing in 1989 from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. She has been a pediatric nurse for 28 years with various roles including nurse clinician, clinical care coordinator, Nursing supervisor, case manager, pulmonary nurse clinician and most recently pulmonary research nurse coordinator. She has cared for numerous pulmonary patients including those with asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, tracheostomy and cystic fibrosis in the above mentioned roles throughout the years. In 1998 she accepted the position of the pediatric nurse coordinator for our center at Phoenix Children's Hospital for 9 years prior to taking on my current role of the research nurse coordinator. Ms. Argel has been a certified as a pediatric nurse since 1997. She has presented at NACFC at previous conferences and submitted abstracts to the conference as well. She is an active member of our quality improvement project team's efforts and is also a member of the Family Advisory Council at our cystic fibrosis center. She is currently in pursuit of obtaining my Masters of Science.