Vanessa Nguyen is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the National American Association Credentialing Center. She completed her undergraduate Neuroscience degree at University of California, Riverside. She then went on to obtain her Bachelor’s of Nursing and Master’s of Nursing Education at Brookline College. She finally obtained her Master’s of Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner emphasis at United States University in San Diego, CA.
Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she spent a majority of clinical nursing experiences in the Trauma-Neuro ICU at Banner Desert and the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ. She gained inpatient experience involving acute neurologic emergencies, strokes and traumatic head injuries. She also has experience teaching advanced CPR at Midwestern University and worked as a clinical adjunct professor. As an NP, she started building on her neurologic experience in Outpatient Neurology, developing an interest and evolving experience in migraine/headache, dementia and multiple sclerosis.
During her spare time, she likes to spend time with her dogs, family and traveling.