Hospital Services and Professional Education Specialist

Nena Abernathy discovered her passion for organ, eye and tissue donation as a Hospital Services Intern at Washington Regional Transplant Community while pursuing her B.S.  in Healthcare Administration degree from George Mason University, where she was the first Department of Health and Human Services Commencement Speaker. After her graduation in May 2018, she joined WRTC as a Hospital Services Associate and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Coordinator and began to streamline the EMR processes for our staff in our area hospitals. Nena’s healthcare background includes rehabilitation aide, front desk staff, and administrative assistant in multiple physical therapy clinics.  She has transitioned this passion for healthcare into building and maintaining professional relationships within area hospitals and using her love of public-speaking to educate others about the gift of organ, eye and tissue donation.