University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Meet Patricia B.

Patricia has been a Family Navigator in the Iowa City office of Pediatric Integrated Health since June 2015.  She has a BSN degree and an MA in education and spent 20 years as a school and church volunteer while her children were growing up, serving as a leader in Parent Teacher Organizations at all levels in the public school system, including district wide parents organizations. Patricia is the mother of a daughter, now in her early 20's, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome when she was 8 years old, and twin boys.  She is especially interested in autism spectrum disorders, social skills training, transition planning, and education for children with special needs at the K-12 level.