Developmental Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Julie Wiggins, is a private practice clinician. She has an extensive practice caring for and diagnosing children with developmental disorders and teaches various classes across the nursing curriculum. She is a native of Baldwin County Alabama.
She has more than 22 year’s experience as a pediatric nurse and is Board Certified both as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and a Primary Mental Health Care Specialist and has extensive training in Verbal Behavior for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In 2013 she opened the first privately owned inter-professional nurse practitioner led developmental clinic in Alabama. She is completing her Doctorate at Mass General Hospital in Boston Massachusetts; part of the Partners Healthcare System.
In addition, she has a long commitment to her community. She has chaired and served on various community agencies, executive hospital boards and foundations. She was inducted to Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society in 2009 and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Her clinical research interests include the care of children and adolescents with special needs, disruptive behaviors, psychopharmacology and co-morbid mental health issues, and serving populations in rural communities. In addition, she is focused on ways Autism Spectrum Disorders are diagnosed and treated.
She has written and is publishing various papers on topics related to Developmental Disabilities across the lifespan and chronic illness burden on families.
As of December 2015, her clinic has evaluated and cared for over 3000 children in lower Alabama and surrounding communities. She continues to practice at her clinic and teach both online and in the clinical setting.
She and her husband, Warner have four children: Lara, Luke, Warner and Griffin.
Stephanie Landry FNP-BC
Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practitioner
Stephanie Landry is a private practice clinician and is a native of Baldwin County, Alabama. She attended Auburn University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a Minor in Psychology. After moving back to the Eastern Shore she obtained a Masters in Nursing from the University of South Alabama and a Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
She has been working at the University of South Alabama in Pediatric Neurology where she evaluated and treated patients with Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Headaches, and a wide variety of other Neurologic and Genetic conditions.
She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.
Stephanie Landry joined the Eastern Shore Developmental Clinic Spring 2016 to care for children in her community where she lives. Her clinical interest involves children and adolescents with Neurologic Disorders and Developmental Delays.
She and her husband Jared, have two sons, Grayson and Owen. They love serving their community through their local church and spending time with family and friends.
Joanna Moody LICSW, PIP
Social Worker/ Clinic Coordinator
Joanna Moody is a private practice Social Worker and a native of Baldwin County, Alabama. She attended Troy University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. After moving back to the Eastern Shore she obtained a Masters in Social Work from the University of Alabama.
She has eleven years experience as a Public Health Social Worker where she provided care coordination services for citizens of all ages in Mobile and Baldwin County.
She obtained her License for Clinical Social Work through the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners in 2017 and joined the Eastern Shore Developmental Clinic Spring of 2017. Her clinical interest involves children and adolescents with Developmental Delays.
She and her husband Jeff, have three children, Kaylie, Raegan, and Brooks. They love living on the Eastern Shore, serving their local church and spending time with family and friends.