11 faculty elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice
(April 2021) Eleven faculty at the School of Nursing were elected as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, the most ever in the School of Nursing’s history.
April 7, 2021
Eleven faculty at the School of Nursing were elected as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, the most ever in the School of Nursing’s history. The prestigious honor acknowledges their outstanding achievements and recognizes them as a leaders in the profession.
The faculty inducted into NAP are Robin Austin, PhD, DNP, DC, RN-BC, FAMIA; Mary Benbenek, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CPNP-PC, FAANP; Diana Drake, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAAN; Cheri Friedrich, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, Mary Jo Krietzer, PhD, RN, FAAN; Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAMIA, FAAN; Susan O’Conner-Von, PhD, RN-BC, CHPPN, CNE; Carolyn Porta, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; Teddie Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN and Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, MSVM, FAHA, FAAN.
Additionally, Lauren Martin, PhD, was inducted as an Honorary Fellow of NAP and the Nursing Academy. The honor recognizes Martin’s valuable contributions for advancing interprofessional practice and education.
NAP health care leaders work collaboratively as an interprofessional force to influence national health policy and legislation and to promote quality health care through collaborative advocacy, practice, research and education.
The Class of 2021 Fellows were inducted in a virtual ceremony as part of the Virtual Annual Meeting & Forum, which took place in March.