Spotlight on NPs

Spotlight on NPs is a weekly article that highlights exciting achievements and activities of AANP members.

Susan Schrand, AANP member and executive director of the Pennsylvania Coalition for Nurse Practitioners, was quoted in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation blog regarding recently released findings indicating that more newly licensed NPs are choosing to work in primary care.               

An article in U.S. News & World Report titled “9 Things You Should Know about Nurse Practitioners” featured input from AANP members Maribeth Capuno, Sandra Nettina and Geri Reeves. Check it out! 

AANP member Myron Faircloth was highlighted in a series of articles regarding ways in which his new clinic will benefit underserved populations in rural Georgia.  Read article A, B and C.

Summer, sun, and skin cancer… AANP member Mary Ann Devoe cautioned readers to beware of the dangers of UVA and UVB ray exposure.  Learn more about skin cancer signs and statistics.

Graciela Flores, an AANP member, was pictured in an article that considered the importance of birth control education for teenage girls.  The article points to increased pregnancy rates as evidence that education programs should resume.        

Are your high school graduates prepared for the demands of college life?  AANP Fellow, Barb Dehn, shared tips with parents to help their teens make a smooth and healthy transition.  

AANP member Heather M. Ross wrote an article in The Hill regarding the complexity of fixing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).            

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