While undertaking her residency at Good Samaritan Medical Center, Dr. Nancy Scheinost wrote the paper Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in collaboration with C. Rainer. Dr. Scheinost coauthored two other papers: Treatment of Hodgkin's Patients with Large Mediastinal Masses and The Prevalence of Symptomatic Osteoarthritis in the Elderly, the latter with Dr. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor. Dr. Scheinost earned her first degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. She then went on to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1983, graduating five years later with an M.D. Dr. Nancy Scheinost finished her residency and internship at Good Samaritan under Medical Director Alan Leibowitz. In 1993, she completed her Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Nancy Scheinost, M.D., has worked as a solo practitioner for a decade and a half, treating numerous patients every day at the Rheumatology of Brazos Valley private practice, where she tests patients’ bone density and operates an infusion suite. Dr. Nancy Scheinost contributes to a number of charities and community organizations, including the American Breast Cancer Association, Brazos Animal Shelter, the Humane Society of the United States, and, previously, the Health for All clinic. In order to remain abreast of developments in her field, Dr. Scheinost holds memberships in a number of professional organizations, such as the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, Inc., the Texas Medical Association, and the Brazos-Robertson County Medical Society. Dr. Scheinost is also affiliated with Physicians Centre Hospital in Bryan, Texas.