Nancy Vieira received her undergraduate degree in nursing in 1989 from Linfield Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing located in Portland Oregon. She achieved her Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2005, and her acupuncture practice in 2006. She is licensed as an Acupuncturist and RN in both Washington and Oregon.
In the mid 1990вЂ™s Nancy developed chronic sinusitis, headaches, and asthmatic symptoms from chronic sinus infections. She suffered for several years as a result of the chronic inflammation. After two surgeries and minimal improvement she turned to acupuncture and oriental medicine. Initially a skeptic, her condition so improved she became sold on Oriental Medicine and its effectiveness in managing and treating many health conditions. Nancy returned to school in 2001 to learn oriental medicine because she wanted to help others achieve a better state of health through the use of this medicine.
Nancy has worked in diverse patient care settings in the hospital, clinic, and community. Her nursing background includes experience working in the areas of Gastrointestinal Health, Urology, Peri-operative nursing, Endosocpy, Cardiovascular, and Nursing Case Management. She has worked for Legacy Health System, Oregon Health Science University, and The Vancouver Clinic.
As a native of Portland Oregon, Nancy moved to Vancouver, WA. in 1996 She enjoys many outdoor activities and likes to stay active through exercise. Her passion is helping people improve their state of health, and thereby improving their quality of life!