Michelle McCartney, MSN, CPNP-PC, is a licensed pediatric nurse practitioner in the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s. She specializes in inpatient epilepsy management, often collaborating with epileptologists to provide evaluation and medical, dietary, and surgical management of epilepsy and pharmacoresistant epilepsy in children from birth through young adulthood in the inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit at Dell Children’s Medical Center. McCartney is also an advanced practice nurse in the Department of Neurology.
McCartney earned her master’s in nursing from The University of Texas at Austin and her primary care pediatric nurse practitioner certification through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. A member of the American Epilepsy Society, she has presented research at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference on quality of life and epilepsy management. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Epilepsy Society
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society