Meet Psychiatric-Mental Health Registered Nurses

The following nurses are past recipients of the APNA Award for Excellence in Practice - RN-PMH (recognizes an APNA RN-PMH who provides or promotes exemplary psychiatric-mental health nursing practice to patients, families and populations) or the APNA Award for Excellence in Leadership - RN-PMH (recognizes an APNA member who demonstrates unique leadership qualities through significant contributions to an organization, a community, the psychiatric-mental health nursing specialty or the nursing profession). Gain insight into the career of a psychiatric-mental health RN and learn more about how these nurses have excelled by clicking on their names below:

Diane Allen Martin Bosch, RN-PMH Anne Kelly, RN-PMH

Diane Allen

Assistant Director of Nursing at New Hampshire Hospital

Martin Bosch

Nursing Supervisor for Community Behavioral Health Hospital, Baxter, a free-standing 16-bed acute psychiatric hospital in rural Minnesota

Anne Kelly

Regional Director with Acadia Healthcare in Florida

Judy Linn, RN-PMH Marcia Melby, RN-PMH Janette O'Connor

Judy Linn

Director of Psychiatric Nursing, John George Psychiatric Hospital, a 69-bed psychiatric hospital in California

Marcia Melby

RN-PMH on an inpatient psychiatric unit in northern California

Janette O'Connor

RN at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division

Donna Riemer, RN-PMH    

Donna Riemer

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Consultant at the Bureau of Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery in Wisconsin



The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.