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2023 APRN Shining Stars
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ALASKA Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) are on the rise and their future is shining bright.  

Morgan Jones, CNM

2023 Golden Stethoscope Award from Alaska Hospital & Healthcare Association

Sally Coburn, CNP

Awarded the 2023 Nurse Practitioner of the Year from Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association

Karen Friedl, CNP

American Association of Nurse Practitioner, Alaska Nurse Practitioner Award of Excellence for 2023

Meegan Volkov, DNP, CNP

American Association of Nurse Practitioner, Alaska State Advocate for 2023

Lisa Jackson, CNP (National Leader)

Appointed Alaska Representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners beginning 2023

Theresa Kouadio, CNM (National Leader)

Region VII American College of Nurse Midwives Representative 

Kathryn Ault, CNP, DNP

Accepted into Johns Hopkins Public Health PhD program, and appointed Director of Midwifery at South Peninsula Hospital

Carrie Peluso, CNS

CNO of PAMC, and newly appointed for inaugural Alaska Representative of the Northwest Organization of Nurse Leaders (NWONL)

Marianne Johnstone-Petty, CNP, DNP

Line One about APRNs, POLST, and supporting patients living with serious illness.

Traci Sickich, CNP

Published, Chapter 18 of the Advanced practice palliative Nursing, Second Edition

Stephanie Wrightsman-Birch, CNP

Guest Speaker for the UAA December 2023 School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Chris Logan, CRNA

Currently serving on the State of Alaska Health Care Reform Task Force

 Jennifer Lent, CRNA, DNP Appointed Vice President of Med Staff, Chief of Anesthesia Services and Medical Director of the Surgical Services - Yukon Kuskokwim Health Center, Bethel, Alaska

Mary Magnusen, CRNA, NSPM-C

Providence Kodiak APRN Committee Representative to update Bylaws to grant full medical staff privilege for APRNs.

Senator Cathy Giessel, CNP

Majority Leader of the Alaska Senate, Representing District E of the Anchorage Municipality, your team, or the services you provide. 


Please email us with your accomplishments throughout the year. 

We want to celebrate with you & for you!

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