MitoAction asked Maggie Orr, RN MSN EdM, Medical Advisory Board Member to join us to collaborate about heat intolerance and its causes. We will discuss:
Maggie is the nurse coordinator in the Metabolism Service at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. She trained as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Yale School of Nursing and did primary care before staying home to care for her daughter, Mamie Rose, who died of mitochondrial disease (Complex I defect) in 2003. She has undergraduate degrees in Spanish and Early Childhood Education from Arizona State University, and a master’s in education from Harvard Graduate School of Education.