Grace Clancy, PNP, BC, began her nursing career as a staff nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital in July of 1977. By 1980, she had transferred to the Neonatal ICU where her pediatric career began. In 1984, after completing the graduate Nursing Program at Boston University as a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, she was a Maternal Child Health Educator at Lawrence General Hospital. This was followed by a job as a Parent Child Clinical Specialist at Elliot Hospital before returning to MGH as a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist. In this role, she provided education, consultation and clinical support to all areas caring for children with a concentration in the neonatal ICU. She was instrumental in establishing the newborn and lactation services for the MGH obstetrical program. Grace has been a certified Lactation Consultant since 1992.
Grace has been a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Andover Pediatrics since 1996 after completing a post graduate certificate program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She continues to provide lactation consultation in office visits as well as telephone support. Additionally, she is an Adjunct Faculty member of the MGH Institute of Health Professions and provides clinical support and education for graduate students.
Ms Clancy lives in Andover with her husband, George, and son, Colin.
Amy Lynch, CPNP, earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in 1996. After graduation, Amy began her nursing career as a staff nurse in pediatrics at New York University Medical Center in New York City. She later moved to the Boston area and continued her work as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital Boston.
Amy received her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Boston College in 2001. After completing her master’s degree and passing her certification boards, Amy began working as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Young Parents’ Program at Children’s Hospital Boston. In the Young Parents’ Program Amy provided primary care to adolescent mothers and their children, and ran parenting groups for teenage mothers at Children’s Hospital Boston and at Boston Medical Center.
Amy joined Andover Pediatrics in 2007. She has special interests in adolescent female health, newborn health, asthma education, and all aspects of pediatric care.
Amy lives in Andover with her husband, Ryan, and their three children. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in her children’s schools, cooking, and exercising.
Julia Micalizzi, PNP-PC (often goes by the nickname Julie) earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Villanova University in 2003. After graduation, she began working as a pediatric staff nurse at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. She completed a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education in 2006 from Jacksonville University. Shortly afterward, she moved to Denver, Colorado where she began specialty work in the Pulmonary Department at Children’s Hospital Colorado as the Asthma Clinic and Program Coordinator, focusing on high risk asthmatics and starting an asthma clinic for severe and high risk children as well as community asthma education programs for local health clinics. She also became certified as an asthma educator in 2007 and continues to remain active in asthma awareness and education efforts.
In 2010 she graduated from University of Colorado with a postgraduate certificate and became certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She transitioned to a role as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner within the Hospitalist Department at Children’s Hospital Colorado where she remained in that role until relocating to New England with her husband in 2012.
Julia joined Andover Pediatrics in early 2013 and continues to enjoy many aspects of primary care with special interests in asthma care and education as well as pulmonary disorders. She lives with her husband in Somerville, Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, running, quilting, gardening, and cheering for the New England Revolution soccer team!