Meg Lambert, BSN, RN, CRRN, is the DBS Program Coordinator at Barrow Neurological Institute. Meg’s role on the DBS team is multifaceted—she serves as program developer, patient liaison, and clinical and educational coordinator for patients, physicians, and other team members. She also coordinates research activities for the DBS program.
Originally from the New York Metropolitan Area, Meg received her BSN at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She holds a certification in rehabilitation nursing and is pursuing an additional certification in neuroscience nursing. Before moving to Arizona with her family, Meg worked at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City as an RN supervisor for the surgery department and as a multispecialty surgery practice manager.
Meg began working at Barrow Neurological Institute as the admissions coordinator for inpatient neurorehabilitation before being selected as the first DBS Program Coordinator. She is trained in DBS device programming and has been certified in Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) motor testing by the Movement Disorder Society.
As the daughter of a gentleman with Parkinson’s disease, Meg has a personal and professional interest in helping to improve the quality of life of patients undergoing DBS surgery.
In her free time, Meg enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She also enjoys reading, boating, deep sea fishing, and traveling.