Rena Patierno

Rena Patierno, MSN, NP

Board Certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Infectious Disease Consultant


  • Infectious Disease

Work Experience

  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Health Quest, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • United States Army, European Command Stuttgart Germany – Served as Combatant Command team lead for COVID Task Force and Joint Operation Center Team Chief/Battle Watch Captain
  • Over twenty-six years of experience as a Registered Nurse in the area of intensive care and emergency medicine at Level I and Level II Trauma Centers.

Multiple leadership positions in civilian nursing practice and military service:

  • Interim Director of Acute Care Services
  • Chief Nurse
  • Assistant Head Nurse
  • Senior Observer Trainer for both clinical and tactical operations
  • Senior Clinical Educator for one of the Army’s premier hospitals at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • Senior faculty for Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals Nursing Education Programs and COVID Task
    Force Team Lead for European Command.