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Dr. Daisy Lara attained her doctorate from Wilmington University. Her DNP project focused on the integration of a Spanish speaking Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner within a primary care office. She had the privilege to disseminate her DNP project at LCH Health and Community Services providing nurse practitioner led psychiatric treatment. 


She is a double board-certified nurse practitioner (Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has extensive advance practice nursing experience in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She has worked as a lead nurse practitioner providing care coordination within the hospital system providing psychiatric services and consultations.   She has provided care to the adult, geriatric and adolescent populations. She has experience with individuals with dual diagnosis. Providing evidenced based substance/mental health recovery services and medication assistant treatment (MAT). 


Daisy has a love for education and research. She has experience working as a Sub-investigator for a research company assisting in psychiatric clinical trials. She has a passion for supporting, encouraging and empowering future nurse leaders. She was adjunct faculty at University of Pennsylvania nursing program and continues to mentor and precept nursing students in collaboration with the Minority Fellowship Program, Wilkes University, Widner University, DeSales University and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Philadelphia Chapter. 


She is the founder and owner of Resilio Mental Health Solutions LLC, a nurse practitioner led psychiatric clinic. She has passion for educating the community, decreasing stigma and providing excellent mental health services. 


Daisy is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Association (ANA), Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Chestmont chapter and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She was appointed Fellow for the Minority Fellowship Program for her leadership in mental health and substance use disorders, prevention and treatment. She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and is the immediate past President of the Philadelphia Chapter.