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.
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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