Connie Roberts, RN, MSN, is a nurse practitioner in the Department of Surgery, specializing in treating patients needing colon or rectal surgery. A native of Staunton, Virginia, Ms. Roberts graduated from Eastern Mennonite University and received her master’s in nursing from James Madison University. She initially joined UVA in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and returned in 2013 to work in general surgery. Ms. Roberts has three children, a Saint Bernard and three cats. In her spare time, she volunteers at an animal shelter and enjoys travel, running and reading.