Gloria McGrath, FNP, is a nurse practitioner with Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Gloria brings more than five years of nursing experience in critical care, cardiac telemetry, and as an RN clinician for the practice. Her background in both patient care and nursing leadership has equipped her with exceptional skills in patient evaluation, diagnosis and treatment recommendation. An integral member of the care team, Gloria is also an excellent communicator and educator for patients and their families, and has completed training in a range of areas including pediatrics, women's care, pulmonology and family care. She is also certified in stroke care and has specialized training in trauma nursing. Gloria is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Tau Theta International Honor Society of Nursing.