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Alyssa E. Jacek, NP

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Appointment: (585) 341-7500

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Professional Background

Alyssa Jacek, NP is an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who specializes in Movement Disorders within the University of Rochester Medical Center's Department of Neurology.

Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she was a clinical research coordinator in Pediatric Cardiology, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Electrophysiology at Columbia University and later at SUNY Stony Brook University. After working in clinical research she desired to step aside from the bench and join the bedside by obtaining a degree in nursing at the University of Rochester. She spent several years as a Critical Care Registered Nurse in Neurosurgery, the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and most recently within the COVID Intensive Care Unit.

As a Nurse Practitioner, Jacek seeks to provide comprehensive patient and family centered care with compassion for those with Parkinson's disease, Tourette syndrome, Huntington's disease, Restless Leg Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia, Hereditary Ataxia, Essential Tremor, Dementia with Lewy Body, Multiple System Atrophy, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, and Corticobasal Degeneration. She recently became involved in the READISCA study; a US-European collaboration where investigators are establishing the world's largest cohorts of premanifest/early SCA1 and SCA3 subjects. She serves as an active board member of the Rochester Ataxia Foundation.

Jacek's professional interests include care of older adults, improving access to care, polypharmacy prevention, and process improvement.


Clinical Research Coordinator: Movement Disorders Division: 2021-Present University of Rochester Medical Center
Clinical Trial Readiness for SCA1 and SCA3 (READISCA)
Sponsor: The Methodist Hospital Research Institute Identifier: NCT03487367

Clinical Research Coordinator: Division of Electrophysiology: 2013-2014 Stony Brook University Medical Center
ATTAIN Performa (TM) Quadripolar Lead Study
Sponsor: Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management Identifier: NCT01751022

Catheter Ablation vs Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation Trial (CABANA)
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT00911508

Vest Prevention of Early Sudden Death Trial and VEST Registry
Sponsor: University of California, San Francisco Identifier: NCT01446965

Use of the Hansen Medical System in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation (ARTISAN AF)
Sponsor: Hansen Medical Identifier: NCT01122173

Ranolazine Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Trial (RAID)
Sponsor: University of Rochester Identifier: NCT01215253

ST Monitoring to Detect Acute Coronary Syndrome Events in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients (AnalyzeST)
Sponsor: St. Jude Medical Identifier: NCT01424722

Longitudinal Surveillance Study of the 4-SITE Lead/Header System (LSS of 4-SITE)
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation Identifier: NCT01596595

GLORIA-AF Registry Program (Phase II/III)
Sponsor: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT01937377

Quadripolar Pacing Post Approval Study (QUAD PAS)
Sponsor: St. Jude Medical Identifier: NCT01555619

Clinical Research Coordinator: Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine: 2012-2013 Columbia University Medical Center
Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-be (nuMoM2b)
Sponsor: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Identifier: NCT01322529

Prenatal Non-invasive Aneuploidy Test Utilizing SNPs Trial (PreNATUS)
Sponsor: Natera, Inc. Identifier: NCT01545674

A Randomized Trial to Prevent Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
Sponsor: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Identifier:NCT01376778

An Observational Study of Hepatitis C Virus in Pregnancy
Sponsor: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Identifier: NCT01959321

Non-invasive Chromosomal Examination of Trisomy Study (NEXT)
Sponsor: Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc Identifier: NCT01511458

Clinical Research Coordinator: Departments of Cardiology & Genetics: 2009-2012 Columbia University Medical Center
Congenital Heart Disease GEnetic NEtwork Study (CHD GENES)
Sponsor: New England Research Institutes Identifier: NCT01196182



  • Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care - American Association of Critical Care Nurse Certification


NP | University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Training & Residency


Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

Class Salutatorian
Sponsor: St. Joseph's College
Location: Patchogue, NY