Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing,
University of Rochester School of Nursing (Adult Primary Care, Evidence-Based Practice), Rochester, NY, US. 5/2007 - Current

Nurse Practitioner,
University of Rochester (Adult Emergency Dept), Rochester, NY, US. 12/2005 - Current

Instructor of Clinical Nursing - Adjunct,
University of Rochester School of Nursing (Clinical Nursing), Rochester, NY, US. 7/2003 - 5/2007

Nurse Practitioner,
University of Rochester (Adult Primary Care), Rochester, NY, . 2/2005 - 12/2005

Nurse Practitioner,
Drs. Diego Cahn-Hidalgo & Catherine Tan (Adult Primary Care), Rochester, NY, US. 6/2003 - 1/2005

Registered Nurse/Nurse Leader,
University of Rochester (Adult Medicine/Critical Care), Rochester, NY, . 6/1993 - 6/2003


The Sara and Earnest Taylor Award for Clinical and Theoretical Excellence
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2003

Best Project IMPACT Presentation
Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2001


  • Michaud, I., Pietropaoli, A. P. , Trawick, D. R., LaFaro, M., Kaufman, D.C., Hamden, A., & Apostolakos, M. J. (2003). Early fluid resuscitation and outcome in severe sepsis and septic shock.. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, 167 (7), A551.

  • Pietropaoli, A. P., LaFaro, M. C., Hamden, A., Trawick, D., Kaufman, D., & Apostolakos, M. (2001). Does aggressiveness of fluid resuscitation alter outcome in septic shock?. Critical Care Medicine, 28 (12), supplement.

  • Pietropaoli, A. P., Trawick, D. R., LaFaro, M. C., & Apostolakos, M. J. (2000). Housestaff attitudes regarding prognosis of critically ill medical patients.. Critical Care Medicine, 27 (12), A81.

  • Apostolakos, M. J., Salipante, D. R., LaFaro, M. C., & Trawick, D. R. (1999). Effects of a respiratory step-down unit on chronically ventilator dependent patients' length of time on mechanical ventilation, in the ICU, in the hospital and on mortality in a tertiary care university medical center.. Critical Care Medicine, 27 (1), A154.