Dr. Vanessa Alvarado-Greer is an acute care nurse practitioner working in complex home-based primary care for the VA Central California Health Care System. She previously worked in their comprehensive care, emergency department, pulmonary, and homeless program sections. She has also served as a critical care clinical nurse specialist for Saint Agnes Medical Center. Dr. Alvarado-Greer has over 35 years of experience with and study in complex care and comprehensive management of vulnerable populations and human suffering. She holds a DNP and a BSN degree from Loma Linda University and received her MSN degree from California State University, Fresno.