Brigette Vaughan MSN, APRN-BC, NP

Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Academic Office:
985581 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5581
Phone 402.552.6239

Research Clinic Practice Location:
Poynter Hall
42nd and Dewey, SW corner
3rd floor
For All Appointments Call 402.552.6006

Clinic Practice Location:
Munroe Meyer Institute, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
412 Saddle Creek

Phone 402.559.6403

Education:
Creighton University, School of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska
Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 1995

University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska

Masters of Science in Nursing, Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 2004

Biographical Sketch:
Brigette Vaughan specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry and developmental/behavioral pediatrics.  She treats patients with a broad range of illnesses including behavioral, developmental, mood, and anxiety disorders. She is actively involved in psychopharmacology research in ADHD, Fragile X Syndrome, and telehealth evaluation.  She provides an outreach clinic in Columbus, NE for medication management of children and adolescents with developmental, behavioral and emotional problems. She has presented at local and national meetings and is a member of the Nebraska chapter of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She has been a clinical supervisor for nurse practitioner students, and is a full member of the UNMC IRB.

Her interests include psychopharmacology, mental healthcare in underserved areas, multidisciplinary education for behavioral health providers, and protection of human subjects in research. She has been involved in psychopharmacology clinical research studies since 1998.

Brigette sees patients at Poynter Hall, the Munroe Meyer Institute’s Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic and at the Columbus Pediatrics Clinic in Columbus, NE.

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