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“CHKD is an amazing health system where our care is centered around each child. Our multiple pediatric specialists ensure we are promptly providing the best care possible. The commitment to exceptional communication gives patients and their families an equal voice as a member of our team.”

Mira Thigpen, PNP

(757) 668-7331

College: East Carolina University

Graduate school: Vanderbilt University


Born in Ohio and raised in New Jersey, Mira Thigpen moved to North Carolina to attend East Carolina University where she graduated with a bachelor’s in nursing and began working in pediatric intensive care. She subsequently attended Vanderbilt University where she graduated with a master’s degree as a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner.

Mira’s decision to become a practitioner was driven by her personal experience receiving healthcare. Her goal as a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner is to provide excellent care and communication to patients and their families.

Mira currently lives in eastern North Carolina with her husband where they foster dogs for a local nonprofit animal rescue.

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (2021 - present)
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (2022 - present)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society Member (2023 - present)