GAPNA's special interest groups (SIGs) promote engagement of members in the area of special interest to advance the practice of gerontological nursing.

Members interested in volunteering on SIGs, email us at gapna@gapna.org and you will be contacted shortly.

Acute & Emergent Care - SIG

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    Mr. Gregory S. Marler

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    Board Liaison

    Margaret T. Bowers, DNP RN FNP-BC FAANP FAAN

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    Dr. Benjamin Allan Smallheer, PhD RN ACNP-BC FNP-BC CCRN CNE

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    Dr. Brittany Woolley, NP

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    Dr. Denise L. Lyons, APRN DNP AGCNS-BC

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    Dr. Keiko H. Kuykendall, DNP GS-C

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    Dr. Kimberly M. Gorman, DNP AG-ACNP-BC CNL CCRN CNRN TCRN

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    Dr. Michele Talley, PhD ACNP-BC FAANP

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    Dr. Rebecca Suttle

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    Dr. Sara McCumber, DNP. RN CNP CNS

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    Dr. Valerie K. Sabol, PhD ACNP-BC GNP-BC ANEF FAANP FAAN

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    Linda Culhane, GNP

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Margaret Huryk, APN DNP GNP-BC

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    Mr. Chadwick Bryan Smith, AGACNP-BC

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    Mr. Gregory S. Marler

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    Mrs. Jamie Wood Smith, NP

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    Mrs. Janice M. Drinsinger, NP

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    Ms. Malissa Mulkey, APRN PhD CCRN CNRN CCNS

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    Ms. Zakkiyya Mumin, ANP-BC

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    Rhonda Findley, AGAC NP

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    Erin Macartney

GeroPsych - SIG

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    Tamatha Arms, DNP NP-C PhD PMHNP-BC

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    Stacey Allen Chapman, ANP-BC

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    Amy M. Lewitz, MS RN PMHCNS APRN-BC

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    Barb Enos, RN,MN

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    Brittany Miske

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    Deborah Kernohan, MSN NP-C

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    Dr. Anna Triste-Alegria Bober, DNP RN CMSRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Aparna Gupta

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    Dr. Brittany Woolley, NP

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    Dr. Cecilia Nwogu, GNP

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    Dr. George Byron Peraza-Smith, DNP ARNP-BC FAANP GS-C

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    Dr. Irina Koyfman

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    Dr. Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD A-GNP-C FAANP FGSA

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    Dr. Melodee Lee Harris, PhD APRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Sabrina Pickens , PhD RN ANP-BC GNP-BC

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    Dr. Sara McCumber, DNP. RN CNP CNS

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    Linda Jeanne Keilman, DNP MSN GNP-BC FAANP

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    Margaret Huryk, APN DNP GNP-BC

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    Mrs. Tina M. Baxter, APRN GNP-BC

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    Ms. Malissa Mulkey, APRN PhD CCRN CNRN CCNS

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    Ms. Mihae Kim, AGPCNP-BC

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    Ms. Solange Marie Marcel, PMHNP-BC ANP-BC

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    Pamela Z. Cacchione, PhD RN CRNP-BC FAAN

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    Samantha Day, AGNP-C AANP

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    Celess Tyrell

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    Erin Macartney

Hospice/Palliative Care - SIG

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    Amy D. Imes, GNP-BC

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    Stacey Allen Chapman, ANP-BC

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    Anna Ignatova, GNP-BC AHPCN

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    Brandi L. Heffelfinger, NP

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    Brittany Miske

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    Christina E. Ramsey, MSN GNP-BC LNCC CWS

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    Cynthia Lee Gimont, CRNP

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    Dr. Ami Goodnough

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    Dr. Amy Dobbs Romick, NP

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    Dr. Annemarie Dowling Castronovo

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    Dr. Ava King-Byrne, DNP

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    Dr. Danielle Johnson, APRN DNP FNP-BC

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    Dr. Ellen P. Moore

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    Dr. Freda Clark Cowan, DNP APRN FNP-BC

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    Dr. Lawanda R. Rollins, AGNP-C DNP

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    Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP FNP-BC

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    Evelyn Jones-Talley, NP

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    Ginger Montgomery, FNP-BC

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    Jean M. Fortgang, NP-C

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    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Julie M. Schneider, APN-BC ACHPN

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    Karyn W. Felice, GNP

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    Lida Westbrook Wachel, MSN RN GNP-BC

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    Linda Lee Baker, MSN RN APRN-BC

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    Linda Steenwyk, MSN ANP

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Mandy Heaton, APRN

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    Margaret Huryk, APN DNP GNP-BC

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    Margaret Smith, CRNP,DNP FNP-BC

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    Mary Ellen Matrone Januario, RNP-BC

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    Mr. Dean J. Vantiger, FNP-C GS-C

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    Mrs. Ashley M. Gaines, FNP-C

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Mrs. Denise Nofziger, APRN

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    Mrs. Lydia Adebola Onatunde, RN DPSN BA MSN AGACNP

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    Mrs. Madeline Tam Chow, MSN FNP-C GNP

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    Mrs. Marcie Elaine Gest

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    Mrs. Michelle Myers, APRN

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    Mrs. Misty Perry Long, ACHPN FNP-C GS-C

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    Mrs. Sherri Rene Siegel, APRN

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    Mrs. Tamara Insteness, NP

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    Ms. Angela Sue St. Onge

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    Ms. Christina Joy Griffin, NP

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    Ms. Joan G. Carpenter, PhD CRNP NP-C GNP-BC ACHPN

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    Ms. Laquisha Alison Springer, NP

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    Ms. Lauren Anne Wilkinson, FNP-C

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    Ms. Mary Murray, APN

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    Ms. Sara Jennifer Benson, AGPCNP-BC CHPN MSN RN

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    Regina Macy, GNP

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    Sandra Wright, NP RN

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    Victoria Nalls, PhD,GNP-BC CWS ACHPN

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    Erin Macartney

House Calls -SIG

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    Allison Dobecka, NP

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    Dr. Amy Rose Taylor, AGNP-BC BSN DNP

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    Anna Ignatova, GNP-BC AHPCN

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    Ashley Lewinn, NP

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    Barb Van Buskirk, GNP

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    Barbara Harrison McPherson, PhD APRN GS-C

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    Barbara M. Vassallo, RN MSN EdD ANP-C

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    Brenda L. Van Roosenbeek, NP

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Dr. Ada C. Tapper

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    Dr. Andrea B Brassard

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    Dr. Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro, FNP-BC,GNP-BC,MSN,DrNP

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    Dr. Freda Clark Cowan, DNP APRN FNP-BC

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    Dr. Janet Rinehart, FNP-BC

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    Dr. Justin M. Waryold, FAANP,ACNP-BC ANP-C DNP RN GS-C CNE

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    Dr. Maria Therese Brenny-Fitzpatrick, DNP FNP-C GNP-BC

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    Dr. Mary Jo Vetter

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    Dr. Rachel Zimmer, AGPCNP-C DNP

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    Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP FNP-BC

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    Dr. Sabrina Pickens , PhD RN ANP-BC GNP-BC

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    Dr. Sabrina Pickens, PhD RN GNP-BC ANP-BC

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    Dr. Tiffany H. Rose, NP-C

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    Dr. Wendy Blagg Demko, NP

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    Elizabeth Brierre, MSN RN ANP-C

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    Gretchen Schumacher, PhD GNP-BC FNP NP-C

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    Helen Horvath, NP

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    Jade Powell Vergara, AGPCNP-C NP

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    Jessie Wofsy, ACHPN NP

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    Kala K. Blakely, DNP CRNP NP-C CNE FAANP

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    Laura M. Tidwell

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    Lisa Allen, ARNP

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    Margaret Smith, CRNP,DNP FNP-BC

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    Mary R. Painter-Romanello, CNP

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    Melissa Miller, AGPCNP-BC

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    Mr. Peter J Kennedy, AGNP-C,MSN

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    Mrs. Christine R Dobbs, CRNP

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    Mrs. Christine Silano, AGNP-BC

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    Mrs. Elizabeth Conway, AGPCNP-BC

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    Mrs. Heidi Mathew, APN

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    Mrs. Karen S. Farnum, AGNP-C,APRN,MSN

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    Mrs. Kimberly Harper, NP

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    Mrs. Kristen G. Neimiller-Vega, CRNP-F

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    Mrs. Larissa Claudia Gourdet, AGNP

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    Mrs. Lisa Ann Knisley, CRNP

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    Mrs. Maria Angeles Mederos, ARNP-BC

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    Mrs. Molly R Engelkes, AGPCNP-BC

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    Mrs. Patricia An-Pei Carpenter, AGNP

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    Ms. Gay Lawton, CWS GNP-BC

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    Ms. Gina Lucien, ANP-BC

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    Ms. Kristen E. Lugger, MS GNP-BC APNP

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    Ms. Mihae Kim, AGPCNP-BC

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    Ms. Robin Boggs Abel, CRNP GNP-BC MSN

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    Ms. Robin Caroline Kaufman

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    Ms. Sarah Cluff

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    Ms. Susan Spivock Smith, PhD GNP CRNP

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    Ms. Theresa-Lynda DSouza, AGPCNP-C

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    Patricia A. Kenny, MS CNS GNP

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    Sandra Chlad, APRN CNP

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    Stacye H. Dick, GNP

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    Valerie A. Gruss, FAAN PhD APN CNP-BC

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    Erin Macartney

PAC/LTC - SIG

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    Patrick Luib, APRN BC MSN

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    Board Liaison

    Stacey Allen Chapman, ANP-BC

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    Barbara Harrison McPherson, PhD APRN GS-C

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    Brittany Miske

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    Cassondra Houser

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    Christina E. Ramsey, MSN GNP-BC LNCC CWS

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    Connie Cole, DNP NP-C

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    Dr. Amy Katherine O'Dell, AGPCNP-BC APN DNP

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    Dr. Bernadette Sherman, CRNP

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    Dr. Fiona Okoroti, DNP APRN AGPCNP-BC

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    Dr. Freda Clark Cowan, DNP APRN FNP-BC

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    Dr. George Byron Peraza-Smith, DNP ARNP-BC FAANP GS-C

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    Dr. Lawanda R. Rollins, AGNP-C DNP

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    Dr. Mary Jo Vetter

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    Dr. Natalie Baker, DNP CRNP GS-C CNE FAANP FAAN

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    Dr. Robin Frances Arends, DNP CNP APRN

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    Dr. Sara McCumber, DNP. RN CNP CNS

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    Dr. Tiffany H. Rose, NP-C

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    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Kristine Brauer

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Margaret Huryk, APN DNP GNP-BC

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    Margaret Smith, CRNP,DNP FNP-BC

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    Melissa Morrison, MSN,RN,AGACNP-BC

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Mrs. Cheryl Lynn Speikes, NP

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    Mrs. Christine R Dobbs, CRNP

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    Mrs. Connie Kay Schmidt, NP

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    Mrs. Ellen M. Eline, CRNP

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    Mrs. Helen B. Kain, GNP-BC

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    Mrs. Imaobong Ibokette Vanderpool , AGPCNP-C DNP

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    Mrs. Jamie Wood Smith, NP

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    Mrs. Redella Hedrick, NP,NP-C

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    Ms. Angela Sue St. Onge

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    Ms. Audrey Kemp, APRN

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    Ms. Debra Sylvester

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    Ms. Joan G. Carpenter, PhD CRNP NP-C GNP-BC ACHPN

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    Ms. Laquisha Alison Springer, NP

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    Ms. Lynne Parker, CRNP

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    Ms. Meg M. Koch

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    Ms. Rebecca S. VanMeter, AGPCNP-BC

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    Ms. Valisa C. Saunders, MSN APRN GNP-BC

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    Samantha Day, AGNP-C AANP

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    Stacey Melnick, MSN ANP

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    Steven Felton, ARNP

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    Tawana Braham, NP

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    Theresa Ejindu , NP AGNP-C

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    Erin Macartney

VA - SIG

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    Ms. Katherine Voss, AGNP-C

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    Ladsine Taylor, MSN APRN GNP-BC CDP

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Dr. Anna Triste-Alegria Bober, DNP RN CMSRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Georgia BrinitStiffler, NP-BC

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    Dr. Marianne Shaughnessy, PhD AGPCNP-BC GS-C

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    Dr. Omotola Aduke Adebayo, ANP/GNP-BC

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    Fiona Marie Lane

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    Gwyn Michelle Gilliland, NP CRNP

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    Izabela Kazana, AGPCNP-BC APRN DNP

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    Janet Nugent Morvant, FNP-BC

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    Ladsine Taylor, MSN APRN GNP-BC CDP

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    Lori Cruger, GNP-BC CWS

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    Lynn Marie Jung, ANP

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    Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD GNP-BC

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    Maribeth Conrad, GNP

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    Mary Holland Coyle, MPH,NP-C

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    Mary P. Jones, APRN GNP

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    Marye Angelyn McKenney

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    Mrs. Jessie Elizabeth Ann Quick, MSN-BC RN

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    Mrs. Kristen Kay Holderman, MSN-FNP-BC APRN

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    Mrs. Susan Lanen

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    Ms. Jeannine Hoshino, NP

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    Ms. Katherine Voss, AGNP-C

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    Ms. Leslie Kawhehionalani Hubbard, GNP

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    Ms. Lindsey A. Butcher, APRN

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    Ms. Samantha P. Wright, DNP FNP GNP

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    Erin Macartney