Nicole Galan, RN

Registered nurse, Medical writer

Expertise

Infertility

Education

Philadelphia University, Pace University

Highlights

Women with PCOS face a challenging set of symptoms that affect their appearance, health, and fertility. I believe that educating yourself about your condition and how to properly manage it, is one of the most important things you can do to help yourself. Take control of your PCOS, and engage your doctor in discussions about the many treatment options available to you. If you are thinking about having a baby, concerned about complications, or just want advice on how to manage the symptoms, a wealth of information is here to help you.

— Nicole Galan, RN

Experience

Nicole Galan, RN, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering reproductive health and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Many of the patients Nicole counsels have PCOS. Nicole is currently working at a physician's office specializing in infertility where she also teaches a class on how to use the medications which are prescribed at her practice. Prior to working in the field of infertility, she was a registered nurse at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City. She also has many years of experience tutoring students from kindergarten through the college level in both science and math.

Education

Nicole received her bachelor's degree in biology from Philadelphia University. She then received her bachelors of science degree in nursing from Pace University in New York City.

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