Madelyne was the first student to pilot the HUP/Hillman Clinical Nursing Fellowship in 2014, which includes 7 months of full-time work as an RN and is now a mainstay of the Hillman Program in Nursing Innovation. Madelyne’s research interests include LGBT health, with specific focus on reproductive health and the impact of pregnancy and childbearing on minority women.

Madelyn works with Dr. Barbara Medoff-Cooper on her trial of a transitional telehealth home care intervention for parents of infants with congenital heart disease.​

She entered the Hillman Program in June 2012 and successfully graduated with her BSN in December 2013, continuing on to the doctoral program.