Maureen Gartner, MSN, NP-C, is a certified nurse practitioner specializing in movement disorders and DBS programming at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute (UCGNI). She has been a nurse coordinator with UCGNI, one of four institutes within the University of Cincinnati and UC Health, for over 10 years.
Prior to her career with UC Health she was a nurse coordinator at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, a neurosurgical nurse clinician with the Mayfield Clinic and Spine Institute and a primary nurse research associate at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VA) and UC Medical Center.
Maureen has been honored with the Florence Nightingale Award, which is given to professional nurses for their contributions to direct patient care, at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. She is known for her kindness, compassion, and advocacy for her patients. She strives to improve the quality of life of patients and their caregivers as they deal with the consequences of chronic neurological diseases.
Maureen serves her community as the information and referral nurse for the local chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association and is on the Advisory Board of the Gardner Family Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders.