Previous Member Spotlights

Because books have meant so much to me, I want all children to have the amazing experience of being taken to new places by just opening a book.

Anne currently volunteers and serves on NAPNAP's executive board and is faculty lead of the PNP-Primary care graduate program at Duke University School of Nursing.

My first-hand experiences with the devastation of vaccine-preventable diseases deeply influenced my career, a career that has since been dedicated to improving immunization rates.

In addition to my time as Chair, I’ve been a member of the Global Health Care SIG for over a decade. 

Daniel is a Connect & Recruit Campaign top recruiter and the 2015 winner of a free membership.


Cathy currently volunteers and serves on NAPNAP's Executive Board as a member-at-large. Cathy is an exemplary model of how to maintain volunteer activities and a busy clinical schedule.

Networking with others is a big part of what SIGs can offer!

My experience here has been priceless. I am thankful for my access to peers, and their knowledge has helped me become a better clinician.

After finishing school as an FNP and focusing on pediatrics, I was looking for something that would better meet my pediatric education needs.

NAPNAP's first president, Janet, has been an active member of NAPNAP since inception. Thank you, Janet, for being an exemplary member and NAPNAP leader.

I knew I wanted to become a pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at the age of 16... 

Jo Ann has been a member of NAPNAP since 1985 and is the prime example of how you can manage your professional association volunteerism while maintaining a busy clinical schedule.

A call for help was issued and I responded along with many of my colleagues because we all wanted to help.

Julee is an advocate for high quality graduate nursing education and faculty scholarship.

Kayla is leading the charge to form NAPNAP's newest community focused on gastroenterology.

Kimberly Erlich serves as the co-chair for the Developmental Behavioral and Mental Health SIG and member of the Conference Planning committee.

Kelli has been a NAPNAP member for over 20 years. Kelli proves just how important it is for nurse practitioners to network, support one another and enhance pediatric healthcare.

In order to protect our profession, we must work together and with our APRN colleagues to make sure our role in health care is visible.

Thoughts on child health advocacy and leadership, from NAPNAP Shuren Grassroots Advocacy Award recipient, Lacey Eden, MS, NP-C.

As we celebrate NAPNAP's 45th anniversary, we'd also like to celebrate Linda Gilman. Linda has been an active member of NAPNAP since 1986. Thank you Linda, for being a member.

Thoughts on precepting, mentoring, research and leadership, from NAPNAP Loretta C. Ford Distinguished Fellow Award recipient, Linda Lindeke.

I first became interested in NAPNAP as a new graduate

It’s said that only 1 in 10 children who have autism are being diagnosed before the 1st grade, yet the CDC states...

Nursing was a second degree for me. I was a mature student when I went back to graduate school.

Receiving the Henry K. Silver Memorial Award was a memorable experience. This was truly one of the highlights of my career…. 

Patricia Savage, MSN, CPNP recently celebrated 40 years as a pediatric nurse practitioner and has spent all of those years caring for children in Oregon. 

Patricia (Patsy) Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, CIC is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Infectious Disease who specializes in vaccine preventable diseases and infection prevention and control.

Raji Koppolu, RN, MS, CPNP, MSL is currently NAPNAP's president-elect and will serve as president on the 2019-2020 board.

Samantha Russomagno is an Practice Innovation poster presenter at NAPNAP's 39th National Conference in Chicago. 

In working with schools, the main challenge PNPs like myself face is the lunch program. 

Shannan is the recipient of the 2017 DBMH’s outstanding member award.

Teresa is a founding member of one of NAPNAP's newest special interest groups dedicated to newborn care.

NPs are becoming a greater portion of providers and it is critical we are involved with policy development and lend our expertise to agencies.

Executive Director, Association of Camp Nurses (ACN)

My vocation has been emergency medical services. Going on 40 years as an EMT...