Carla Garwood, BSN, RN

Clinical Care Coordinator
Carla assists physicians with pre- and post-operative teaching, medication and supply counseling to perform diagnostic testing and provides support to short-term and long-term patients.

Carla began her nursing career at Michigan Medicine in 1987 and joined pediatric urology as a clinical care coordinator in 1990.  She works with the patients & families to provide expert clinical nursing care for their complex and surgical needs. She was elected President of the national pediatric urology nursing group, PUNS (Pediatric Urology Nurse Specialists) in 2008 and served on their executive board for 10 years. She has presented on various pediatric urology topics at National and International conferences throughout her nursing career.  Carla provides on-site nursing care and education for pediatric urology patients & families at CS Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor. She also provides complex care coordination by phone and through the UM Patient Portal for pediatric urology patients followed at our other locations.