Marie Namey has been a part of the interdisciplinary team at the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation since its inception in 1985.
She received her Master of Science degree in nursing from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. She received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Villa Maria College, (now Gannon University) Erie, Pa.
She has published about the bladder and bowel function and adherence and has a great interest in symptom management.
She has been an active member of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers 1986 and has served as the President (2000) and committee member.
She is a founding member and a Past President of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN) and current member of the board.
She is a recipient of the June Halper Award for excellence in MS Nursing, inducted into the National MS Society Health Professional Volunteer Hall of Fame and received the Excellence in Advanced Practice Nursing Award from the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses 2011.