Dr. Marie A. Luback-Neves DNP, APRN-C, MSN, MBA, IBCLC


Experienced professor with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in evidence-based Nursing Practice, Education, U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Team Building, Conflict Resolution, and Healthcare Information Technology (HIT). Strong healthcare services professional with a MSN MBA focused in Business Administration and Management, Nursing from University of Phoenix.


Post Masters’ Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). In progress since January 2019, Rocky Mountain University of Health. Professions, Provo, UT. Anticipated completion-August 2020. Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP/FNP). Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT. Master of Science in Nursing degree, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. Master of Business Administration degree, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences degree, University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Diploma, Nursing, Michael Reese School of Nursing, Chicago, IL.


Current Certifications: Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (NP-C), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), International Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Certified Lactation Educator (CLE).


 Previous Certifications: AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Instructor (FM), Vocational

Education Certificate (CA), PICC Line Certification, Chemotherapy Certified RN, Certified Infusion Nurse (CRNI), BLS, ACLS, and PALS Instructor, EMT and Paramedic Instructor, Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS) Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Care (RNC). Neonatal Resuscitation Program Care (NRP), STABLE.


Licenses: APRN-C, Nevada. RN, Nevada. Previously held RN licenses in California and Illinois.


Some of her previous and current work experience included: Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. RN Float Pool.  Women, Infant, and Children (WIC). Contracted International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant.  Carrington College, Reno, NV. Nursing Professor. St. Mary’s Medical Group, Reno, NV. Tahoe Forest Hospital, Truckee, CA, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Coram Healthcare, Reno, NV, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Ctr, Reno, NV, Medical Services of CA, Sacramento, CA, Methodist Hospital, Sacramento, CA, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA, Sutter General Hospital, Sacramento, CA, Sutter General Hospital, Sacramento, Ca, Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Critical Care Incorporated, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Further she has assisted with the Special Olympics of Nevada, has been active with the Northern Nevada Breastfeeding Coalition, is a practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu, a Junior Achievement Volunteer Educator, or Reno, NV. 

Marie has also been active within our Roman Catholic faith attending Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, in Reno, NV.  Here she has provided religious education for children from pre-school through the sixth grade, as well as being a volunteer sacristan, lector, and Eucharistic Ministery.

While working as the Spiritual Care Director of St. Mary’s Spiritual Care Department she was instrumental in bringing Clinical Pastoral Education to Reno, NV.

Some of her awards have been: Northern Nevada Nurse of Achievement Nomination – 2019.

I TEACH Award, Carrington College-Reno, NV Campus – 2018. Ron Taylor Award, Carrington College-Reno, NV Campus – 2017. I TEACH Award, Carrington College-Reno, NV Campus – 2016. Northern Nevada Nurse of Achievement Nomination – 2013.