Sophia Collins MSN, RN
Sophia Collins is the clinical nurse project manager of Project ACE-IT, (Assisting Childhood Education through Increased Testing), at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Her role includes assisting districts within the five counties of southeast Pennsylvania to implement BinaxNOW rapid antigen testing and revamping schools, including helping develop safety plans and protocols, facilitating training of nurses and test proctors to BinaxNOW and Cue instruments, and tracking inventory, advocacy and education.
Ms. Collins joined the CHOP team in 2019 as a clinical nurse research coordinator and oversaw many clinical trial studies within the Neuro Muscular Group at CHOP. She is also the strategic officer for the Multicultural Professionals Network, an employee resource group at CHOP, and leads many initiatives to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Ms. Collins has 15 years of clinical experience in emergency, critical care and peri-operative service nursing. She is also active in the community and works to educate and advocate for underserved and impoverished communities.