ANGEL MORENO, N.P. Nurse Practioner UCLA Goldberg Migraine Program

Angel Leonel Moreno, Adult and Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified. Angel Moreno earned his advanced nursing degree from the UCLA School of Nursing in June of 2014. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, he was a critical care registered nurse in the Santa Monica UCLA intensive care unit from 2010-2015. In the ICU, Angel was able to blend critical care medicine with complementary and alternative modalities, utilizing multiple approaches to reduce suffering and enhance comfort. While in the ICU, Angel was trained and certified in Urban Zen, a blend of Eastern healing modalities designed to reduce pain, anxiety, nausea, insomnia and exhaustion. Angel earned his Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2010. That same year, he became certified as a Kundalini Yoga instructor. Angel worked at Dragon Herbs from 2006-2012 as a junior Tonic Herbalist, learning aromatherapy, Chinese tonic herbalism and the principals of Chinese medicine. Angel has always been fascinated with health and healing through multiple avenues, weaving eastern and western modalities as needed for each individual person. Angel joined the Wendy and Leonard Goldberg headache program in July of 2015. When he is not caring for patients in the clinic, you will find him in a yoga class, running along the beach path, hiking local mountains, attending music and art festivals, traveling, cooking or watching movies. His future professional goals include lecturing on the use of complementary and alternative modalities in the setting of chronic pain syndromes and becoming certified in the Pain Management Nursing specialty.