Michele Herndon, MSN, RN, CPEN, TCRN, TNS
Vice-President of The Mitchell and Friends Foundation
Michele Herndon is the co-founder and vice-president of the Mitchell and Friends Foundation. The foundation raises awareness of Mitchell Syndrome, promotes research into possible treatments, and offers support to patients and families affected by Mitchell Syndrome. This newly discovered disease was discovered in part through information learned from Michele’s oldest son, Mitchell, who was the first patient identified. Professionally, Michele has been a pediatric nurse since 2005 and is currently a nursing manager for St. Louis Children’s Hospital in pediatric trauma and injury prevention.