Dr. Nancy Burleson is a Board Certified Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was trained at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas, from which she graduated as a medical doctor in 1985. Her internship and residency were completed from 1985 to 1989 at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She has practiced and/or held unrestricted medical licenses in Alaska, Texas, Colorado, New Hampshire, Virginia, and North Carolina. She currently works in Texas.
Dr. Burleson's medical career has involved reorganizing OB/Gyn practices and hospital departments, and working in private practice (private practice since 1989). She has been the Medical Director of OB/Gyn departments in New Hampshire and Texas. The majority of her private practice has been caring for the poor and indigent in the USA.
Dr. Burleson formally evaluated sections of Obamacare and interpreted its impact for the Republican Congress in Washington, DC two years before its passage.
Dr. Burleson has volunteered to supply medical care in Third World Countries where Human Trafficking and Sex Slavery of women and children are rampant. Her medical interventions have involved performing surgery, obstetrical care, cervical cancer screening and treatment, ultrasounds, and emotional-psychological counseling for children rescued out of sexual slavery. Some of the countries she has worked in include Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Chile, Kenya, India, and Niger. Dr. Burleson learned Spanish in Central America in order to communicate with the young girls rescued out of sexual slavery in Nicaragua, as well as women rescued from brothels in other Spanish countries. She has taught English in Bogota, Columbia.
Dr. Burleson raised her children as a single mother in a Christian environment. Her home has always been a refuge for other single mothers to safely raise their children while obtaining the work skills required for independent living.