Advanced Practice Nurse
Ana Cadena is a nurse practitioners serving the Neurological Institute of New Jersey in the outpatient setting. She is certified as an adult nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and her other certifications include Oncology -Nursing and Medical-Surgical.
Ms. Cadena started her career as a registered nurse in medical-surgical/ oncology in St. James Hospital in 2002. She then went on to become the medical- surgical director in Saint James Hospital in 2007. She began her career as an advanced practice nurse in 2007 when she joined Hackensack Medical Center where she worked in the John Theur Cancer center under the thoracic and GI division as an adult nurse practitioner.
She has served as adjunct faculty at Bergen County Community college teaching clinicals skills for the nursing program. She joined Rutgers in January 2011.