Laura Tycon Moreines is a doctoral student at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Moreines holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Case Western Reserve University and her master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania where she minored in Palliative Care. Prior to starting her doctoral studies she worked at Yale performing geriatric and palliative care consults in the Emergency Department at Yale New Haven Health. She started her career  as a NP at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as the lead NP in an outpatient cardiopulmonary palliative care clinic.  She was the recipient of a leadership development award from the HPNA for rising leaders in the field in palliative care and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation 2021 Emerging Leaders Award.