Dr. Sonney’s program of research is focused on better understanding cognitive function in school-aged children with asthma and the interrelations between parent-child shared asthma management. Dr. Sonney is a board certified primary care pediatric nurse practitioner with 10 years of primary care experience, with emphasis on the care of children with special health-care needs, particularly pediatric pulmonary chronic illness.
She is involved in local and national service activities focused on the promotion of pediatric health and nurse practitioner practice. Dr. Sonney is currently the Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing (PNP, PCNS) track lead and a senior lecturer in the Department of Family and Child Nursing at the University of Washington. She has taught numerous didactic, clinical and seminar courses related to pediatric advanced practice nursing.