Miriana G. Popadich, NP-C, MSN

Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Advanced Practice Nurse, Neurological Surgery
3552 Taubman Heath Care Center
Room 3448 - Neurosurgery
1500 E. Medical Center Dr. SPC 5338
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482
Telephone: (734) 936-5017
Fax: (734) 936-9294


  • Neurosurgery
  • Brachial plexus palsy
  • Peripheral nerve and spine surgery

Miriana Popadich is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with clinical experience in neurosurgery. The focus of her practice is on brachial plexus palsy, peripheral nerve and spine surgery. She has previously practiced in cardiology and acute pain management. Her Multidisciplinary Pediatric Brachial Plexus Program team was honored to receive the program of the year for clinical services by the Executive Board of Directors, UMHHC in 2009.


Miriana Popadich, FNP has presented lectures for nurses and nurse practitioners at local and national levels. Ms. Popadich is a preceptor for graduate nurse practitioner students interested in Neurosurgery.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2008-present
  • Member, American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 2010-2012
  • Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2010-present
  • Member, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, 2010-present

Notable Awards / Honors

  • Multidisciplinary Pediatric Brachial Plexus Program - Awarded program of the year for clinical services by the Executive Board of Directors, UMHHC, 2009


  • MSN, Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan, 2010
  • BSN, Lourdes College, Sylvania, Ohio, 2001
  • Diploma in Nursing, St Vincent Medical Center School of Nursing, Toledo, Ohio, 1996

Publication Highlights

  • Nelson, V., Justice, D., Rasmussen, L., Popadich, M. (2010). Chapter 12: Rehabilitation Concepts for Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsies. In Chung, K.C., McGillicuddy, J.E., Yang, L.J.S., (Eds), Practical Management of Pediatric and Adult Brachial Plexus Palsies. Amsterdam: Elsevier (In Press)

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