Laura Popelar


Laura Popelar
Registered Nurse Practitioner

Laura Popelar, RN, MS, CNRN, CNP, MSCN, is an experienced neurology nurse practitioner who has worked in a variety of levels of care in neuroscience nursing, from acute care to critical care.

She has been active in the neuroscience nursing practice at Riverside Methodist Hospital since 1990. She became a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse in 1995 and a Certified Nurse Practitioner in 1997.

A native of central Ohio, Ms. Popelar received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Master of Science at The Ohio State University.

She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, the American Association of Advanced Practice Nurses and the National Headache Foundation.

Ms. Popelar is a long-term board member of the Central Ohio Chapter of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, where she has served as President, Vice President, Secretary, and newsletter co-editor.

She enjoys listening to outdoor music and vacationing with her family in San Antonio, Texas, and the Les Cheneaux Islands in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.