Nora Daly, MSHS, PA-C

Nora is the physician assistant on the functional neurosurgery team. She works closely with Dr. Richardson in the assessment, plan, treatment and long term care of patients in the outpatient clinic, inpatient and operative settings.

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Nora graduated from Middlebury College in 2013 where she majored in biology and environmental science.  She then began work as a clinical research manager at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the department of thoracic surgery. She worked on CAR T-cell immunotherapy, quality of life, antigen biomarker and therapy efficacy trials for patients with mesothelioma, lung, thymoma and esophageal cancers. During this time she also worked as a patient care technician on the hematology oncology and bone marrow transplant unit and in the PACU at the Hospital for Special Surgery, which provided her first opportunity to work with neurosurgery patients. 

She completed her physician assistant degree and masters of science at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in May 2019 and joined the functional neurosurgery team in July 2019.