The Memory Disorders Program features healthcare professionals with extensive experience managing the full spectrum of cognitive and behavioral problems that can accompany degenerative brain disorders. Our team includes:
Meet the newest member of our team!
Melissa Kramps, DNP, NP-C, GNP-BC graduated from Columbia University School of Nursing with her Masters in Science in adult and geriatric health with a subspecialty in oncology. She was recognized with the CAPNA Award for commitment to primary care at graduation. After working as nurse practitioner on the geriatric consultation service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital she joined the Columbia University School of Nursing as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing. She was the program director for the Gerontological Nurse Practitioner program and taught in the adult program as well. Clinically, she was an attending nurse practitioner at Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates, the school’s NP-led primary care practice.
Dr. Kramps recently completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Columbia and is currently working as a nurse practitioner in the Memory Disorders Program at Weill Cornell Medical College. Areas of interest are functional assessment, care transitions, and caregiver burden. She also authors the column “House Call with Dr. Kramps" in PS Magazine, a publication geared toward older adults. Dr. Kramps began her career as a critical care nurse, after earning her BSN from Fairfield University. While working as a nurse in the medical intensive care unit at NYP, she was honored with the Eileen Gong Weiner Award for Most Compassionate Care.