Nancy L. Ninman, NP Print Friendly Page
Nancy Ninman is an advanced practice provider in the Department of Neurology. She practices in the Movement Disorders Clinic in collaboration with the neurologists who treat disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia. She is responsible for programming and coordinating the care of patients with deep brain stimulators.
She received her bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. She is certified in geriatrics by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
She was awarded the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation Shining Star Award in 2011 for her commitment to the core competencies of UW Medical Foundation and UW Hospital and Clinics. She received the Neuroscience Nurses Award in May 2013 for her dedication to neuroscience patients. She was chosen in 2012 to participate in the UW Medical Foundation Leadership Development Program to focus on and develop her leadership skills.
Nancy has given talks to community groups on Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, deep brain stimulation and essential tremor. She coordinates Moving Forward, a monthly patient education program on topics of interest to movement disorders patients. She frequently participates in local PD support groups as a topic presenter. She lectures for the American Association of Neurological Nurses (AANN) and the University of Wisconsin Physicians Assistants program.
Her special interests include geriatrics, deep brain stimulation and dementia.
UW Health Clinics
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Neurology|
Professional Certifications and Education
Gerontologic NP, B.C.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP)
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
- Deep Brain Stimulation Management
- Deep Brain Stimulation Programming