Mariann Di Minno, RN, MA, CNS

University of California, San Francisco

Department of Neurology

505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114

San Francisco, CA 94143-0114

Tel: (415) 514-2609

Fax: (415) 476-3289


    Volunteer Outreach Consultant; education and patient care services

    Education & Training

    • Graduated from Hunter College, New York City, 1966
    • Master's Program: New York University, 1972
    • Program Associate, Tavistock Institute, London, 1979-1980
    • Doctoral Training: University of Chicago (Social Psychology), 1980-1983
    • Instructor, Department of Nursing, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1972-1974
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Radford College, Radford, Virginia, 1974-1975
    • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1975-1981
    • Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UCSF, 1986- present

    Special Interests

    • Explanatory models of illness
    • Impact of cultural beliefs on understanding illness and its management
    • Community outreach and education, with a special focus on ethnic diversity
    • Treatment and management of Parkinson's disease
    • Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
    • Multi-disciplinary models of care
    • Caregiver issues
    • Gene therapy research; clinical trials

    Curriculum Vitae