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Our Team

Experience and expertise

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William Trawick, NNP-BC

Executive Director

Perinatal/Neonatal Substance Educator


Bill has been practicing within the neonatal intensive care environment for the past 35 years.  His work now focuses on perinatal substance use, neonatal substance withdrawal and the restoration of the substance-effected family.

Bill is a nationally recognized educator and speaker in the field of perinatal substance use and neonatal substance withdrawal.  He takes great pride in his developmental role for The NEST Program in Anchorage Alaska.  The NEST is a medical/social hospital unit designed specifically to care for the substance-exposed newborn and their family.  


Chantal Hawk, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Board member
Perinatal/Neonatal Substance Educator

Chantal obtained her RN-BSN from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, Nebraska. From there she worked as an RN in a level III NICU. She focused on educating and evaluating reliability scoring among nursing staff who utilized the Finnegan Scoring Tool. She then moved to Alaska and worked in Anchorage in the NEST program.

She obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Primary Pediatric Care from the University of Arizona. Her doctoral thesis focused on developmental delays among infants who were exposed to perinatal substances. She now works as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Alaska with her main interest in developmental needs of infants and children affected by perinatal substances. 

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