Spotlight on NPs

Spotlight on NPs is a weekly article that highlights exciting achievements and activities of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) members.

Congratulations to AANP member Stepheny Sumrall, was recently named by the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine as one of only two Board Certified Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioners (CVNP-BC) in Mississippi.  Read more.

AANP Fellow Mary Behrens and Dr. Jack Bauer were featured in a local news report on building a better health care delivery system.  Empowering nurse practitioners to provide the care patients need is a key component of Bauer’s recommendations.

Dr. Sharolyn K. Dihigo, an AANP member, was one of the authors of a study on the importance of depression and suicide risk screenings for teens published in Science Daily.  Dr. Dihigo was also quoted in an article about her research posted on PsychCentral.com.  Study findings indicated that screening can help prevent suicides in teens.

Teri Mobley, an AANP member, was quoted in an article about the role of nurse practitioners and the 20th Annual North Alabama Nurse Practitioners Association Clinical Symposium.

A nurse practitioner and registered dietitian, AANP member Corey Furulie wrote an article for Advance Healthcare Network on Nutraceuitcals for Diabetic Neuropathy.

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