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Jennifer Viner


Nurse practitioner

Jennifer Viner is a nurse practitioner with more than a decade of experience who specializes in caring for patients with brain tumors including glioma, meningioma and brain metastasis. She works with patients throughout their hospitalization, performing comprehensive evaluations and coordinating follow-up treatments across different medical specialties.

In her research, Viner evaluates quality improvement efforts in health care systems as well as quality-of-life outcomes for patients. She is also involved in producing educational publications for patients and nurses-in-training.

Viner earned her master's degree in nursing from the UCSF School of Nursing and worked for more than a decade at UCSF before completing the doctor of nursing practice program. Prior to becoming part of UCSF's neuro-oncology team, she worked in neurosurgery and at the UCSF Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Center. She is a certified adult nurse practitioner and a certified neuroscience registered nurse. She is an associate member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Viner is an NPIII, a position UCSF awards to a select few nurses who have demonstrated excellence through advanced patient care, education, leadership and service.

  • Education

    UCSF, MSN, 2009

    UCSF, DNP, 2023

  • Board Certifications

    Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Languages