Alison “Ali” Wolf is a pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in the care of newborns. She received her undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees from University of California, Los Angeles. Ali started her career as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and with the Pediatric Transport team at UCLA. Continuing her love of infants, she transitioned to her current role as lead nurse practitioner for Newborn Medicine at UC San Diego Health and new role as Associate Director of the UC Health Milk Bank.
Ali’s areas of expertise/interest include breastfeeding, car seat safety, neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, neonatal resuscitation, quality improvement and clinical informatics. In addition to her traditional nurse practitioner education, her training has included car seat safety technician, neonatal resuscitation instructor, safe sleep champion, Lean Six Sigma green belt and Epic Physician Builder.
Ali and her husband, a business professor, have a son who loves to play baseball, basketball and football. Ali enjoys reading, knitting, watching her son play sports, going to the beach and her Peloton in her free time.