Patricia Kinser and Candace Burton Elected NAP and Nursing Academy Fellows
Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., WHNP-BC, RN, assistant professor, and Candace Burton, Ph.D., RN, AFN-BC, assistant professor, both in in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, have been elected to the Distinguished Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice (NAP) and the Nursing Academy as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow. Distinguished Practitioners, Scholars and Policy Fellows are elected by their peers from ten different health professions. NAP members work together as an interdisciplinary force to influence national health policy and legislation, as well as promote quality health care through cooperative advocacy, practice, education and research. A formal induction ceremony will take place at the NAP Annual Meeting and Forum set for April 17-19.