Avery Dinallo, DNP, DCNP is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in dermatology. A born and raised Jersey girl, Avery received her nursing degree from Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ. While there, she served as the Nursing Student Organization president for two years as well as vice president of her chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. Upon completion, she received the prestigious Outstanding Student of Science and Health Sciences award. After receiving her RN degree, she served as charge nurse for five years at Monmouth Medical Center and then as clinical nurse leader of their Cardiac and Stroke Unit while completing her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Rutgers University. At Monmouth Medical Center, she was integral in creating a patient education tool utilizing the teach back method, which is now an evidence-based protocol used throughout the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health system to educate patients regarding their treatment plan. She then continued her education and obtained a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Rutgers University. In addition to her primary care clinical hours, Avery also completed training within dermatology throughout her final year of school. Her doctoral research project at Rutgers was focused on the creation of a novel screening tool to educate patients on their risk of skin cancer.
After graduation from Rutgers, Avery completed a dermatology nurse practitioner fellowship with Princeton Dermatology, where she remained upon completion and worked as a dermatology nurse practitioner. Her husband’s own training then took her to Tampa and later to Ohio where she worked as a nurse practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic Department of Dermatology. She brings her wealth of experience to Georgia as she joins Skin Cancer Specialists, P.C. & Aesthetic Center. Her practice is focused on general dermatology and skin cancer screening examinations.
She is currently an active member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the Dermatology Nurses’ Association. In her spare time, Avery enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter as well as cooking, reading, spinning, and exploring her new home in Georgia.