Patricia (Pat) Vermeersch, APRN, specializes in older adults aged 55 and over. She graduated from St. Louis University with her post-master’s certificate as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner after teaching nursing students and working with older adults for over 35 years. She currently works at Kent State University College of Nursing as a Professor and spends one day a week at AxessPointe seeing patients. Her original nursing degree is from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She earned her Master of Science in Gerontological Nursing as well as her PhD in nursing from Case Western Reserve University. Pat has been providing care as an APRN since 2009 and brings her passion for care and teaching to each encounter.