Nursing, Marquette University
Pediatric nurse practitioner, University of Illinois at Chicago
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Ms. Ribnek grew up in the Chicago area. She joined Lake Forest Pediatrics in 2002 after serving as a clinical supervisor in a pediatric practice in Massachusetts, a pediatric nurse for Glenbrook Hospital and an emergency department staff nurse at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is a fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is an adjunct clinical instructor for the Department of Maternal-Child Nursing at the University of Illinois. Ms. Ribnek has enjoyed doing medical mission work in Haiti since 2007. She is a favorite aunt of many nieces and nephews.