Lauren Freedman is a staff certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) and clinical coordinator. After completing her undergraduate studies at Pennsylvania State University, Freedman was a pediatric intensive care nurse at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She then obtained her Master of Science from the University of Maryland. After graduating as a CRNA in 2007, she started practicing at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore and relocated to Johns Hopkins All Children's in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 2014. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice. Her passion has always been pediatrics, medical missions and lecturing whenever possible.