Dr. Lori Martin-Plank is a family and gerontological nurse practitioner (NP), practicing in Pennsylvania and Arizona. Dr. Martin-Plank is certified by AANPCP as a family nurse practitioner (FNP) and by ANCC as an adult gerontological primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP).
Lori has practiced since 1986. Her clinical experience has been with underserved populations. She worked in several urban nurse-managed centers in family practice and pediatrics. She worked on the Healthstar Van with an interdisciplinary team serving the Hispanic community in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, doing primary care, school-based clinic, occupational and elder health. She did primary care house calls in both urban and rural areas. Her current practice is hospice and long-term care. She is the Pennsylvania State Representative for AANP, reviews conference abstracts and pilot CE programs. She is a board member of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and is active legislatively for full practice authority. Lori is passionate about communication, including supporting and connecting NPs and NP students to promote the profession and to foster unity within diversity.
Dr. Martin-Plank became an AANP Fellow in 2009; she received Buxmont NP of the Year in 2010 and Sheila Gealey award for Advocacy and Leadership in 2014. In 2015, she was inducted into the National Academies of Practice.