FAANP at AANPconnect

The Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (FAANP) are pleased to present several activities normally reserved for the AANP national conference at this year's AANPconnect online conference. Here you can learn more about FAANP, view the 2020 FAANP Mentorship Program posters and honor the 2020 FAANP inductees.

FAANP Mentorship Program Posters

The FAANP Mentorship Program connects motivated, less-experienced nurse practitioners (NPs) with Fellows who are both leaders in their field and willing to share their expertise to promote the career development of others. View the 2020 mentee posters:

Adele Marie Caruso DNP, CRNP, FAANP; Mentor: Lori Martin-Plank, PhD, FNP-C, GNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP
Hilary Harris, MSN, FNP-C; Mentor: Kris Diggins, DNP, FAANP, MBA, CNE, NEA-BC
Heather Hubbard, DNP, WHNP-BC; Mentor: Elizabeth A. Kostas-Polston, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Nycole Oliver, DNP, APRN, RN, FNP-C, ACNPC-AG, CEN

Learn More About the FAANP Mentorship Program

Honor the New FAANP Inductees

The FAANP inducts new NP members each year who are visionaries and proven leaders and who have made outstanding contributions to health care through clinical practice, research, education or policy. Full bios for this year's induction class can be found in the 2020 FAANP Induction Program.

View the 2020 FAANP Induction Program

  • A-C

    Kristi A. Acker, DNP, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP, ACHPN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Susan Appel
    Secondary sponsor: Theresa Wadas

    Bimbola Fola Akintade, PhD, MBA, MHA, ACNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Amita Avadhani
    Secondary sponsor: Deborah Chapa

    Anthony M. Angelow, PhD, APRN, ACNPC, AGACNP-BC, FAEN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Brett Snodgrass
    Secondary sponsor: Wendy Wright

    Erin K. Athey DNP, FNP-BC, RN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joyce Pulcini
    Secondary sponsor: Arlene Pericak

    Hilary Barnes, PhD, APRN, NP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Geraldine Budd
    Secondary sponsor: Sharon Dudley-Brown

    Mary Mescher Benbenek, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CPNP-PC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Mary Chesney
    Secondary sponsor: Dianne Willer-Sly

    Christy Blanco, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Allison Dimsdale
    Secondary sponsor: Lori Hull-Grommesh

    William J. Brown, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Richard Prior
    Secondary sponsor: Elizabeth Kostas-Polston

    Susan Jean Bulfin, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Jacinto Garrido
    Secondary sponsor: Lynne Dunphy

    Deborah W. Busch, DNP, CRNP, RN, IBCLC, CNE, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Elizabeth Sloand
    Secondary sponsor: Rita D’aoust

    Virginia L. Carreira, DNP, RN, APN, CCRN, CDE, CSN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Angela Nelson
    Secondary sponsor: Patricia Given

    Adele Marie Caruso, DNP, CRNP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Lori Martin-Plank
    Secondary sponsor: Joyce Knestrick

    Jennifer M. Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC, CCHP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Michelle Litchman
    Secondary sponsor: Susan Vanbeuge

    Keven J. Comer, MN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Deanna Babb
    Secondary sponsor: Maria Kidner

    Calli Cook, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Carolyn Clevenger
    Secondary sponsor: Maureen Moriarty

    Kathleen M. Cox, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, CNE, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Maria Amaya
    Secondary sponsor: Leslie Robbins

    Nichole A. Crenshaw, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, ANP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Douglas Houghton
    Secondary sponsor: Cindy Munro

  • D-F

    Renee Dahring, MSN, CNP, CCHP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Brian Goodroad
    Secondary sponsor: Barbara Phillips

    Tearsanee Carlisle Davis, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Cindy Cooke
    Secondary sponsor: Jean Aertker

    Wesley D. Davis, DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Maria Kidner
    Secondary sponsor: Elda Ramirez

    Carolyn Dickens, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Susan Corbridge
    Secondary sponsor: Sheila Melander

    Lauren Diegel-Vacek, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Kathryn Rugen
    Secondary sponsor: Susan Corbridge

    Susan E. Davis Doughty, RN, MSN, WHNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Nancy Browne
    Secondary sponsor: Lorraine Reiser

    Lacey Eden, MS, FNP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Karlen Luthy
    Secondary sponsor: Tami Thomas

    Christie Ehle Erickson, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Deb Kiley
    Secondary sponsor: Michaelene Jansen

    Brooke M. Fought, DNP, WHNP, NCMP, FAANP, IF

    Primary sponsor: Diane Pace
    Secondary sponsor: Anne Moore

    Sharon M. Fruh, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Angela Golden
    Secondary sponsor: Christine Kessler

  • G-K

    Stefanie M. Glenn, Captain, U.S. Public Health Service, MS, DNP, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joel Dulaigh
    Secondary sponsor: Susan Orsega

    Diane M. Hanna, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Kathleen Haycraft
    Secondary sponsor: Susan Voss

    Stacia Marie Hays, DNP, CPNP-PC, CCTC, CNE, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Kim Curry
    Secondary sponsor: Jessica Peck

    Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joanne Thanavaro
    Secondary sponsor: Karen Moore

    Rhonda Hensley, EdD, DNP, APRN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Sattaria Dilks
    Secondary sponsor: Kathy Baldridge

    Deborah Johnson, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Allen Prettyman
    Secondary sponsor: Beth Haney

    Honey Monet Jones, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: James Dickens
    Secondary sponsor: Marva Price

    Kirstyn Marie Kameg, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Denise Ramponi
    Secondary sponsor: Luann Richardson

    Tsui-Sui Annie Kao, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joanne Pohl
    Secondary sponsor: Chin Hwa (Gina) Dahlem

    Katie Kemble, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, AOCNP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Marie Brown
    Secondary sponsor: Phyllis Zimmer

    Debra Kosko, DNP, MN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Deborah Chapa
    Secondary sponsor: Wendy Lee

    Kathryn Evans Kreider, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Margaret Bowers
    Secondary sponsor: Katherine Pereira

    Karan Kverno, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Roseann Velez
    Secondary sponsor: Elizabeth Sloand

  • L-O

    Denise M. Linton, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Phyllis Adams
    Secondary sponsor: Colleen Leners

    Ryan Seth Mallo, PhD, DNP, NP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Amelie Hollier
    Secondary sponsor: Vanessa Pomarico-Denino

    Stanley Ivan Marchuk, DNP, MN, NP(F), CNeph(c), FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Minna Miller
    Secondary sponsor: Donna Coimbra-Emanuele

    Brenda Marshall, EdD, PMHNP-BC, ANEF, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Susan Adams
    Secondary sponsor: Laura Leahy


    Primary sponsor: Sally Reel
    Secondary sponsor: Judith Berg

    Carol Gullo Mest, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Lenore Resick
    Secondary sponsor: Lori Martin-Plank

    Benjamin J. Miller, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, ACNPC, ENP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Lorna Schumann
    Secondary sponsor: Robert Smithing

    Michelle A. Nelson, PhD, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Suzanne Staebler
    Secondary sponsor: William Scott

    Olivia M. J. Newby, DNP, FNP-BC, CDE, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Jane Kapustin
    Secondary sponsor: Deborah Gray


    Primary sponsor: Cindy Munro
    Secondary sponsor: Susan Kelly-Weeder

  • P-S

    Leslie A. Parker, PhD, APRN, FAAN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Terri Marin
    Secondary sponsor: Elizabeth Sharpe

    Courtney J. Pitts, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Donna Mcarthur
    Secondary sponsor: Rene Love

    Melissa Ann Pollard, DNP, APRN, RN-BC, CCRN, CEN, WCC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joyce Cappiello
    Secondary sponsor: Lorna Schumann

    Kristen E. Rawlett, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Susan Buchholz
    Secondary sponsor: Shannon Idzik

    Erin J. Ross, DNP, CNP, APRN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Evelyn Duffy
    Secondary sponsor: Mary Maloney

    Michael Sanchez, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Valerie Cotter
    Secondary sponsor: Elias Provencio-Vasquez

    Assanatu I. Savage, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Leilani Siaki
    Secondary sponsor: Heather Johnson

    Denise Marie Schentrup, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Pam Pieper
    Secondary sponsor: Kim Curry

    Trisha G. Sheridan, DNP, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Dian Evans
    Secondary sponsor: Jennifer Wilbeck

    Guillermina Rincon Solis, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, GNP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Leslie Robbins
    Secondary sponsor: Maria Amaya

    D’ann Wilson Somerall, DNP, MAEd, CRNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Pamela Fordham
    Secondary sponsor: Kathleen Rhodes

    Helina Somervell, DNP, MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, NE-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Janet Selway
    Secondary sponsor: Douglas Houghton

    Jennifer Tedder Sonney, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Rene Love
    Secondary sponsor: Anne Hirsch

    Regena Spratling, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Teri Woo
    Secondary sponsor: Anne Derouin

    Angela R. Starkweather, PhD, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Joy Elwell
    Secondary sponsor: Louise Reagan

  • T-Z

    Wendy Renee Thal, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Emily Merrill
    Secondary sponsor: James Dickens

    Kathryn S. Tierney, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Ivy Alexander
    Secondary sponsor: Geraldine Marrocco

    Paula Wise Tucker, DNP, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Elda Ramirez
    Secondary sponsor: Dian Evans

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

    Primary sponsor: Maria Colandrea
    Secondary sponsor: Steven Branham

    Janice Wilson, DNP, NNP-BC, C-ELBW, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Carmel Mccomiskey
    Secondary sponsor: Catherine Haut

    Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

    Primary sponsor: Kenneth Miller
    Secondary sponsor: Eileen Breslin

About the Fellows

FAANP is dedicated to the global advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they deliver. Comprised of recognized NP leaders who have made outstanding contributions to NP education, policy, clinical practice or research, the Fellows work toward furthering the NP profession, developing NP leaders of the future and enhancing AANP's mission.

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