Michelle Romashko, NP is originally from Appleton, WI, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2011). Following graduation, she began working as a medical-surgical floor nurse at Edward Hines Jr. Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Medical Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. While at the VA hospital, Michelle was selected to participate in a new graduate nursing residency program where she was exposed to the diversity in nursing research and the variety of leadership roles within the profession. This ultimately inspired her to pursue an advanced degree in nursing. In addition to the VA hospital, Michelle gained experience in the operating room at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC, where she developed technical skills and knowledge in the field of neuro-spine surgery and orthopedics. She went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing at University of South Alabama in Mobile (2017) where she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International honor society. She achieved national board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Michelle is a professional member of the American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, National Association of Orthopedic Nurses and American College of Physicians.
Michelle is extremely dedicated to advocating and enhancing the care of pain management patients. She is also passionate about serving the veteran population and their families. Before nursing, Michelle served in the United States Air Force across the United States, Europe, Republic of Korea and Southwest Asia. She is a decorated combat veteran who served as a network security specialist. Her husband is active duty Air Force currently serving at Ft. Hood.