Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan, MSN, ANPCP-DNP, is an adult nurse practitioner and currently practices in Raleigh, NC, focusing on geriatric and psychiatric care in long-term care.

She has over 30 years of experience, including long term care, acute care, primary care and home health.  She earned a Cultural Dementia Care degree from Stanford University.

Nanette has presented nationally and internationally to various interdisciplinary audiences on various geriatric diagnoses/treatments, dementia, pain management, and caregiver concerns.  She is the author of Eldercare: The Comprehensive Guide to Caregiving and a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the non-pharmacological management of behavioral problems in dementia.  Her knowledge and research have been recognized through published work in Clinics of North America and in book chapters and online continuing education modules.  Additionally, Nanette serves as an expert witness for law firms on cases related to her field of expertise.