Mauricia P. Alo, or "Morie," is a nurse practitioner in pain management at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Morie currently works as an NP in the reserve capacity as lieutenant colonel with the New Jersey Air National Guard. As a nurse practitioner, she performs assessments, stabilization, and transport of the 108th wing members as needed during UTA medical emergencies. She ensures medical compliance and combat readiness by reviewing patient status and records for over 1,600 members.
Morie was acting as the chief nurse for the 108th MDG up to 2016 until she transitioned as a provider/NP role. As chief nurse, she developed all philosophy, goals, objectives, and operational plans for the entire 108th Medical Group Nursing Services section.
Prior to joining HSS, Morie held many positions such as an employee health nurse in charge, a cardiac care educator, and a basic life support instructor. She worked previously as one of the pain management consultants in New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. She was given the title of Adjunct Professor in 2015 by the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
Morie graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BSN from Southern Islands Hospital School of Nursing in the Philippines. She completed her MSN at Columbia University School of Nursing in New York.
Master of Science, Nursing, Columbia University, New York, 1997
Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Southern Islands Hospital School of Nursing, Philippines, 1982
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Adult Nurse Practitioner, 2002
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners – Adult Nurse Practitioner, 2002
American Nurses Credentialing Center – Nurse Executive, 2000