Abigail (Abby) Turkington is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurse Credentialing Center. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tufts University. She completed her Family Nurse Practitioner training and earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College. After spending time as a student at several Boston area hospitals and medical practices, she found herself most inspired by her training at Cape Cod Community Health Center. Since then, she has spent her career working in community health centers, first on the North Shore and later here in Waltham at Charles River Community Health. Her favorite aspects of her job include working with families, from newborns to great grandparents, and providing education, support, and resources so that patients can achieve and maintain the best health possible.
Outside of work, Abby enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her husband and children.