Meet our Team

KATHI RANDALL, RN, MSN, CNS, NNP-BC

KATHI RANDALL, RN, MSN, CNS, NNP-BC

Director of Programs & Education

Kathi Randall has had an interest is the sub-specialty of neonatal neurology since her days as a bedside nurse. She has been an educator on fetal/ neonatal brain development, neuro-protective care, and neuro-monitoring and assessment for the last 15 years. Her passion for this topic has taken her around the globe as an invited speaker and guest at a number of universities and conferences.

Shannon Tinkler, BSN, RNC-NIC

Shannon Tinkler, BSN, RNC-NIC

Conference Co-Chair, Consultant

Shannon has been a neonatal nurse for almost 15 years. For the past three years, she has been the NeuroNICU educator at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, focusing on training the nursing staff in the care of the newborn brain. She is passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to the tiny (and not so tiny) patients in the NICU. 

Sarah Bakke, BSN, RNC-NIC

Sarah Bakke, BSN, RNC-NIC

Consultant

Sarah started her career in a level III NICU in Indiana, and has worked in both level III and IV NICUs over the course of her career.  She is currently a staff nurse in the NICU at the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE, and is working towards her MSN as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Drexel University.  She has led a number of neuroprotective initiatives during her time at Nemours including launching a language nutrition program, founding a multidisciplinary NeuroNICU committee, and organizing quality improvement projects.  Sarah is passionate about all things NeuroNICU.