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Member News May 2023

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Accomplished leader, advanced practice psychiatric nurse, researcher studying sexual and dating violence, and APNA member, Angela Amar was named Dean of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She will begin her term on August 1. Meet Angela
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Triumph Treatment Services and Associate Professor at Rasmussen University School of Nursing, Rhone D’errico, is named among the top 5 most influential nurses to follow on LinkedIn. Find Out Why
Merrie Kaas and Eleanor Rizor are featured in a University of Minnesota article, Seeing Mental Health Through a Different Lens. The article speaks on their innovative learning strategy in the Doctor of Nursing Practice, PMH nurse practitioner specialty which gives students a better understanding of the intersection between mental health and law enforcement in rural communities. Learn More
Laura Leahy is quoted in a Nursing Colleges article speaking to the shortage of ADHD medication and challenges with supply chain logistics and economic inflation. She shares her informed expertise on the topic and ways to combat the annual trend of medication shortages. Read More
Brenda Mayfield is featured in a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) article, speaking about the impact of care provided at Bibb Medical Center and how their partnership with UAB is tackling the mental health care crisis and expanding care access. Read On
The American Journal of Nursing features four paintings from Sean Murphy, depicting a PMH nurse’s night shift. His work is titled “Four Phases of the Night” and represents his commitment to caring for patients 24 hours a day. Admire Sean’s Work
APNA President Zim Okoli Dr. Zim Okoli and Sarret Seng share The Relationship Between Trauma and Substance Use Among Healthcare Workers: A Cross-Sectional Analysis, to the National Library of Medicine. The analysis explores an examination of the frequency of current tobacco use and risky alcohol use, the frequency and types of traumatic experiences, and the associations between trauma experiences and current tobacco and risky alcohol use controlling for demographic factors. View the Analysis
University of Arizona lecturer, Morgan Stock makes the list of the Fab 50 nurses for the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation. She joins others in being recognized for their outstanding work in nursing. See the Full List