Nancy Netherland

Director, Kids and Caregivers

Nancy Netherland is a mother of, and advocate for, two chronically and complexly ill, school-aged children.  She founded Kids and Caregivers in response to the need for families, caregivers, and providers of chronically ill children to have increased support, resources, and information.

Nancy also works as a healthcare writer and data and program strategist for non-profit healthcare programs and safety-net health clinics and hospitals. In the past 10 years, she and her team and have helped secure more than $100-million in grant funding, influenced local and international policy, designed award winning programs, and conducted research for publications and speeches presented before the United Nationa, World Health Organization, and the United States Congress. Earlier in her career Nancy did the internship for her MFT with the University of California San Francisco AIDS Health project, worked at California Pacific Medical Center in the Planetree Unit, and with Continuum HIV Day Services as part of integrative medicine health teams. She has also designed and implemented evidence-based health education and health advocacy training, outreach, and wellness programs.

She is also a mom-ologist with on-the-mom training in infectious disease, hepatology, rheumatology, gastrointestinology, and pediatric pain management.