Christi Marie Walsh, MSN, CRNP is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Surgery and Transplant Coordinator here at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her role includes practicing as a nurse practitioner for department of surgical oncology specializing in pancreatic surgery, nurse practitioner for the Pancreatitis Center, and coordinator for Pancreas Islet Cell Autotransplantation Program. She also has helped to open and staff a pancreas surgery practice at Johns Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital.
In the NPF Chair role she helps coordinate multiple fundraisers as a chair on the event committee and has helped raise thousands of dollars for clinical research for pancreatic disease. Since beginning at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2013 she helped coordinate multiple events with the NPF including a Johns Hopkins Hospital Patient and Family Education Day and initiated the first Johns Hopkins Pancreas Cancer Support Group event in November 2016. Her collaboration and efforts has assisted Johns Hopkins Hospital in achieving the award of a National Center of Excellence for Pancreas Cancer and Pancreatitis.
She is most proud of the compassionate and personalized care she strives to provide each of her patients and their family members at some of the toughest times of their lives.
Christi loves event coordinating, going to the beach, cooking, crafting, traveling with her husband (which includes a 30 day around the world honeymoon) and spending time with her family (including her son and puppy).