Jennifer Viner is a nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for patients undergoing reconstructive surgery as part of treating or preventing breast cancer. She also cares for patients undergoing other cancer-related reconstructive surgeries. She guides and supports patients throughout the process, from presurgical evaluation through follow-up treatments.
Viner's research focuses on evaluating quality improvement efforts in health care systems and quality-of-life outcomes for patients. She assists in producing educational publications for patients and nurses in training.
Viner earned her master's degree in nursing from the UCSF School of Nursing, where she graduated magna cum laude. She is a certified adult nurse practitioner and a certified neuroscience registered nurse. Prior to becoming part of the team at the UCSF Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building, she worked as a nurse practitioner in neurological surgery, caring for patients with brain tumors. She is an associate member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Viner is an NP3, a position UCSF awards to a select few nurses who have demonstrated excellence through advanced patient care, education, leadership and service.
University of Ottawa , B.S., Nursing , 2003
UCSF School of Nursing, M.S., Nursing, 2009
Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center