Nancy M. Silva
Nancy is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Originally from the Boston area, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salem State College, Salem, MA in 1983. She worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for 2 years as a post-surgical nurse. She received her graduate degree in Family and Community Health Nursing from the University of Lowell, Lowell, MA and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1987. She relocated to Melbourne, FL after marrying her husband.
In 1990, she became certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and began working part-time at Pediatrics in Brevard in the Rockledge office “night clinic,” which continued for eleven years while she had four children of her own. She enjoyed being home with her children during the day and her husband took over their care in the evening while she worked. In 2001, she moved to the Melbourne office and started working days seeing well and sick children.
In her spare time, Nancy is involved at her church as a Minister to the Sick visiting patients in the Nursing Home and Hospital. She is active in a Healing Ministry and strongly believes prayer is vital to bringing wellness to the body, mind, and spirit. Nancy also enjoys camping with her family, bike riding, jogging, and watching Red Sox Games.
Nancy is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, Florida Nurses Association, and the Association of Christian Therapists.