Ms Brooke McDuffie is an institutional sales specialist for Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation with focused expertise in cardiology and heart failure. She has eight years of clinical experience as an acute care nurse practitioner, during which time she was a system leader in both heart failure and transitional care. Additionally, she practiced nursing in acute care and internal medicine settings for 10 years in several Florida hospitals. Ms McDuffie received her bachelor of science degree in healthcare administration from the University of Central Florida and her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of North Florida. She then attended the University of Florida where she received her master of science in nursing.