Corinne Wertz, AGACNP-BC, a native to Ohio, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Spanish from Ohio University in 2004. She then completed an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Ursuline College. For over eight years, Corinne worked as a registered nurse in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. At UHCMC she trained many new nurses, became an Advanced Clinical Nurse, participated in multiple local and national nursing chapters, as well as worked on call for Interventional Radiology. After completing a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Kent State University and obtaining her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification in 2015, Corinne moved to San Diego to begin her career as a Neurosurgical Nurse Practitioner. She worked for a private practice at Scripps La Jolla, Scripps Encintas, and Scripps Mercy as a Registered Nurse First Assist in the operating room, on call, and in the outpatient clinic. After almost 14 years of neurosurgical experience, she continued her nurse practitioner career by becoming a member of the inpatient neurosurgical team at Stanford Health Care.

Clinical Focus

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurocritical Care

Honors & Awards

  • Karen Scherr Continuing Education Grant, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (2012)
  • Robert Gallienne Excellence in Critical Care Nursing Nominee, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (2011)
  • Sallie Gries Award/Certificate of Clinical Excellence, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (2011)

Professional Education

  • BA, Ohio University, Psychology, Minor in Spanish (2004)
  • BSN, Ursuline College, Nursing (2006)
  • Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Nurse Practitioner (2015)
  • Professional Education: Kent State College of Nursing (2015) OH