Meredith Owens, RN, MSN, CNP holds a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. A part of UAB Neurosurgery since 2004, she has over 14 years of neurosurgical nursing experience. Currently, she coordinates a clinical trial designed to investigate the long-term benefits of a surgical procedure designed to alleviate symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis. In addition to her role as a research nurse coordinator, Meredith assists in the day-to-day management of Dr. Renee Chambers’ growing neurosurgical practice.