Christianne Calderon, NP is a Board-certified Adult Geriatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner studying at SUNY Polytechnic University. As a she is delivering care to those who are seriously and chronically ill on the in-patient units in the city and has seen how the mind and body are connected. She hopes to integrate her expertise in the psychiatric area to provide the best care possible for better health outcomes overall. She also understands how certain conditions such as pain and physical trauma can lead to emotional changes and the need to count on those in the mental health world. As as immigrant from the Philippines, she can also relate to patients who have experienced certain situations from coming to the United States for the first time and integrating a new way of life.