Nancy Waltman, PhD, RN, APRN-NP



University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Lincoln Division
550 N 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0620

Phone: 402-472-7354



  • 1967, BSN, UNMC
  • 1978, MSN, UNMC
  • 1988, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Dr. Waltman has a master’s degree in nursing, a doctoral degree in educational administration and instruction, and is a certified adult nurse practitioner.


Research Interests

  • Cancer nursing
  • Osteoporosis

Grant Support (Previous 5 years)

July 2014-July 2018
Bone Loading Exercises versus Risedronate on Bone Health in Post-Menopausal women, NINR/NIH R01, $3,290,000, Co-Principal Investigators: N. Waltman, L. Bilek. Secondary Investigators: K Kupzyk, L Mack, D Cullen, J Lappe.


Waltman, N. (2014) Osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency Coping with Cancer 28 (2) 22.

Parker, C., Waltman, N. (2012) Reducing the frequency and severity of migraine headaches in the workplace: Implementing evidence-based interventions Workplace Health & Safety 60 (1) 12-18.

McGuire, R., Waltman, N., Zimmerman L. (2011) Intervention components promoting adherence to ST exercise in BCS with bone loss Western Journal of Nursing Research, 33(5) 671-689. Available online (doi:10.1177/0193945910379004

Waltman N.L., Twiss, J.J., Ott, C.D., Gross G.J., Lindsey, A.M., Moore, T.E., Berg, K., & Kupzyk, K. (2010) The effect of weight training on bone mineral density and bone turnover in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors with bone loss: a 24-month randomized controlled trial. Osteoporosis International, 21(8) 1361-1369. DOI: 10.1007/s00198-009-1083.y

Waltman, N.L., Ott, C.D., Twiss, J.J., Gross, G.J., & Lindsey, A.M. (2009). Vitamin D insufficiency and musculoskeletal symptoms in breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitor therapy. Cancer Nursing, 32(2), 143-150. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkp150; PMCID: PMC2671887

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Clinic With a Heart

Nebraska Nurse's Association

Nurse practitioner in an occupational health / ambulatory care setting.

Practice in medical/surgical, oncology, and psychiatric nursing.


Pennie Z. Davis Faculty Research Award

Nebraska Nurse’s Association Outstanding Nurse Educator award

UNMC College of Nursing Distinguished Alumnae award