Kelli Garber, MSN, APRN, PPCNP-BC, is the Lead Advanced Practice Provider and Clinical Integration Specialist for the Center for Telehealth at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), which is designated as one of only two National Centers of Telehealth Excellence. In addition to providing oversight for the clinical operations of the MUSC School-Based Health Program, Ms. Garber is responsible for providing patient care via telehealth to children across the state of South Carolina who are enrolled in the program.
Ms. Garber works closely with healthcare providers throughout MUSC, the state of South Carolina and the nation providing telehealth education and consultative services as they implement telemedicine in their respective disciplines. Topics include telehealth and school-based telehealth program development, provider telehealth engagement and telehealth education for health professions students. She presents regularly at local, state and national conferences on the subjects of telehealth, school-based telehealth, asthma management through school-based telehealth and APRN professional practice considerations. She is currently the President and Legislative Chair of the SC Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and is an active member of the National NAPNAP Health Policy Committee. In addition, she represents NAPNAP as the Liaison to the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Telehealth Care.
Ms. Garber, a Board Certified Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience, received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at the Johns Hopkins University and her Master of Science Degree in advanced practice pediatric nursing at the University of Maryland.