Clinical Nurse Specialists
Maureen Craig, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.N.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nephrology
Areas of Interest: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies, Slow Extended Daily Dialysis,
Nocturnal Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Management of the patient with kidney disease in the acute setting.
Pediatric Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies
Education for the patient and family with Chronic Kidney Disease
Nursing Education, Testing, and Certification
Celia Buckley, R.N., M.S., C.N.S.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatric Cardiology
Clinical expert in the management of children with heart disease beginning in the neonatal period through young adulthood. Focus on children/adolescents with implanted pacemakers and or defibrillators, prosthetic heart valves and Coumadin management.
Marti Fledderman, M.S., R.N., P.N.P.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Coordinates the care of the pediatric surgery service patients. Specializing in gastrostomy and cecostomy tubes.
Jeanette Harrison, R.N., M.S.N., C.C.N.S.
Clinical Nurse Specialist-Neonatal/Craniofacial
Clinical Nurse Specialist-Pediatric Tracheostomy
Clinical expertise in neonatal intensive care with special clinical focus related to oral feeding and swallow, developmental care and positioning, skin and wound care, and craniofacial syndromes and sequences including cleft lip and palate. Practice additionally includes expertise in pediatric airways and management of pediatric tracheotomy patients 0-16 years of age, both inpatient and follow-up in outpatient arena. As an educator, provides learning opportunities for staff in areas of interest, clinical updates and continued development of neonatal orientation program.
Holly Kirkland-Walsh, F.N.P.-c, G.N.P.-c
Wound Care Nurse Practitioner
Advanced-level NP clinical expertise to patients with wounds. Manages a Multidisciplinary Team of Wound Care experts who consult on chronic wounds and perform telemedicine wound services for the UCD Health System
Sally Klein, B.S.N., M.S.N., A.P.R.N., B.C.
Clinical Nurse Specialist- ANCC Board Certified Adult Psychiatric
Clinical expertise in the areas of community behavioral health, inpatient psychiatric nursing and consult-liaison psychiatry in a Level I Trauma Center.
Areas of interest: Seriously mentally disordered, trauma, geriatric and potentially assaultive patient populations
Bridget R. Levich R.N., M.S.N., C.D.E.
Clinical Nurse Specialist Director Chronic Disease Management
Areas of Interest: Chronic disease self-management education, motivational interviewing, diabetes education, care management and care coordination
Linda Mimnaugh, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.S., C.W.O.N.
Clinical Nurse Specialist – Enterostomal Therapy
Board certified wound and ostomy nurse with expertise in wound, ostomy, and fistula management.
Pamela Eno Mooney, B.S.N., M.S.N., C.N.S.-B.C.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Pediatrics
Advanced practice RN with a general pediatric nurse specialist focus -- providing clinical consultation, staff education, patient/family education, and clinical coordination of care.
Areas of interest: hematology-oncology, chronic respiratory conditions, pediatric rehabilitation, peritoneal dialysis, cleft and craniofacial disorders, pain assessment and management, medically-fragile/technology-dependent children, children’s and families’ coping with and adaptation to illness/hospitalization, patient and family-centered care, electronic medical record and nursing informatics, evidence-based nursing practice.
Patricia Palmer, R.N., M.S., A.O.C.N.S.
Clinical Nurse Specialist -Medical Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant
Advanced practice RN responsible for overseeing the care of medical oncology and stem cell transplant patients, care planning for complex patient problems. Education of nursing staff in all aspects of oncology nursing, consultation for symptom management, research of clinical nursing problems in medical oncology and stem cell transplant, identifies problems and participates in quality improvement and collaborates with outpatient medical oncology and stem cell transplant clinics.
Otolaryngology Nurse Specialist
Mrs. Sievers is a nationally recognized expert in Ear, Nose and Throat Nursing. Her areas of expertise include: Head and Neck Cancer, Skull Base Dysphagia and Airway Management.
Ann Sievers has been honored by the Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Nurses with their national clinical excellence award in 1995 and the Presidential Citation in 2006. Ann has currently received a UC Davis Dean’s award for care of dysphagia patients and the UC Davis laryngeal transplant patient