Jane Abanes is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) who has worked in various areas of clinical nursing practice such as medical-surgical nursing, critical care, and psychiatry since 2003. She was an active-duty U.S. Navy clinician for over 26 years serving military personnel, federal employees, and their families while stationed in the U.S. and overseas. She specializes in the treatment of posttraumatic stress symptoms and sleep disturbances.
She received her post-masters PMHNP certification from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science at Vanderbilt University. Her program of research is in Complementary and Alternative Medicine for mental health problems. She holds an appointment as a full-time faculty member at UCSF’s School of Nursing. Outside her clinical and teaching work, she pursues hobbies including running, reading, and traveling.