Lindsey is Director of Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action at Mass General. Lindsey is trained as a critical care Nurse Practitioner with a focus on surgical critical care and trauma. After starting her NP career at University of Maryland Medical Center-Shock Trauma she joined the Blake 12 surgical ICU at Mass General in 2015. Lindsey’s work in disaster response began at the same time as a volunteer on the Global Disaster Response Team. Prior to assuming the director role, she had acted as the team leader on more than 20 humanitarian deployments. In addition, she has participated and led multiple training exercises and disaster simulations with MGH and its partner organizations.
Lindsey has also worked as public health clinical faculty at Northeastern University and has training in wilderness medicine and pre-hospital care as an EMT. Other international work includes volunteering with the Treatment Action Campaign in South Africa. She is currently working on her Executive Doctor of Nursing Practice at MGH Institute of Health professions with a concentration in advancing nursing leadership in humanitarian response and coordination.