Amabelle Picardo Florendo MSN, AG-ACNP-BC, has joined CenterWell as a board-certified Adult-Gerontology-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Ms. Picardo Florendo earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University and completed nurse clinical rotations in family practice, vascular surgery/clinic, cardiology, emergency department, and surgical oncology. She received her B.S. in Nursing from Pines City Colleges in the Philippines. Before joining CenterWell in 2023, Ms. Picardo Florendo was a nurse practitioner with First Care PC in Chesapeake, VA, and Sentara RMH Internal Medicine in Harrisonburg, VA. She practiced as a hospitalist at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, and she previously worked as an ICU RN at Sentara Careplex Hospital, an ambulatory nurse at Sentara Medical Group Cardiology, and an RN case manager with Personal Touch Home Health. Her dedication to health-related issues such as exercise, diabetes, and obesity and her belief that listening attentively to her patients can improve their well-being align seamlessly with CenterWells values. Ms. Picardo Florendo chose healthcare to make a positive impact on peoples lives by prioritizing their health. Beyond her work, she dedicates her time to supporting private organizations involved in medical and dental outreach missions, food pantry campaigns, and leadership training. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and creating memories with her family.