Natalia graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 with a BA in Anthropology and in 2017 with a BS in Nursing. After working in biological and public health research for 8 years, she began her career in nursing at the UNC Jaycee Burn Center Intensive Care Unit in 2017. She joined the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in September 2019. Natalia takes a special interest in health education, and loves supporting patients to feel more like themselves after injury or illness. Natalia is the nurse for Dr. Nishant Bhatt.