Yudelka Garcia is a family nurse practitioner and faculty instructor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she earned BS and MS degrees in nursing. In addition, she holds a BS and BA in Psychology and East Asian Studies from Cornell University. She is board certified in Family Health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is certified as a Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Garcia has experience working in a community health center, federally qualified health center (FQHC) and urgent care facilities.
She is a native of Washington Heights and enjoys community outreach and health promotion. Outside of work, she regularly practices yoga and likes local food tours.