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Barbara Nye, MD is Appointed to the American Health Council’s Board of Physicians

NEW YORK, July 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Health Council proudly appointed Barbara Nye, MD to its Board of Physicians for her outstanding contributions to the medical field. Currently serving as co-director of the Headache Clinic at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., Dr. Nye provides comprehensive services in migraine management, neurology and headaches. Since taking on that role over three years ago, she has improved her patients’ quality of life. A distinguished member of the medical field, Dr. Nye has spent the last seven years perfecting her skills to ensure that each patient is treated with the utmost care and respect.

When she was 7 years old, Dr. Nye was exposed to the medical field after her sister was diagnosed with cancer. After accompanying her sister to several doctor appointments, Dr. Nye realized she wanted to be a doctor after witnessing the interactions between her sister and her medical caretakers. The kind communication between her family and doctors — combined with the way Dr. Nye was integrated into her sister’s care — led her to pursue a career in the medical field. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of North Florida in 2004, she enrolled at the University of South Florida and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in 2010. She immediately secured an internship at the Tampa General Hospital, where she remained for one year. By 2013, Dr. Nye completed a neurology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and later accepted a headache fellowship at the same medical institution. After concluding the fellowship in 2015, she was offered a permanent position at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as its co-director of the Headache Clinic.

Years of rigorous practice and academic training reached fruition when Dr. Nye took the helm of the Headache Clinic. She performs inpatient and outpatient care, rounds between three to five new patients daily and follows up with existing patients. She conducts extensive research — including both self-initiated research and current industry sponsored studies — on monoclonal antibodies, CGRP small molecules and devices for migraine and cluster headaches. Additionally, she is currently working on quality improvement projects within the hospital, changing practices with lumbar punctures and improving clinical flow through EMR implementation of smart sets. Her impressive research and intelligence earned her several accolades and scholarships, including the Evelyn Shiver Scholarship in 2009, the University of South Florida Scholarship in 2010, the Scholarship to attend Multiple Sclerosis Conference’s Training Practicum for Tomorrow’s Physician Experts: Evolutions in Multiple Sclerosis Care, and most recently, a scholarship to attend the second annual International Headache Academy Meeting in Washington, D.C. She was named the Administrative Chief Resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Department of Neurology in 2014 and received the Roy Forster Resident Teaching Award at the same medical institution in 2014.

To ensure that she remains updated on evolving breakthroughs within her field — and to share her own research — Dr. Nye is a member of several associations including the International Headache Society, the Northern New England Neurological Society, the New Hampshire Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the American Headache Society, the Headache Cooperative of New England, the American Medical Association and the Christian Medical and Dental Association. Although she maintains an active schedule, Dr. Nye makes time to enjoy personal endeavors including hiking with her children and dog, going to the theater and spending time outdoors. She is also an active member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.

With a successful career at hand, Dr. Nye remains humble as she attributes her success to learning from various mentors while attending the University of South Florida. She credits her tenacity for leading her to associate herself with the right people to land in the right profession. To maintain her successful career, Dr. Nye plans to conduct community outreach, expanding the Headache Clinic and conducting more research, gaining additional certifications and publishing more content.  

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. The AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org.

For more information, please contact:

Elizabeth Moore

American Health Council

Hauppauge, NY United States

Phone: 1-631-617-6590

Email: media@americanhealthcouncil.org

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 08:00