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Professor Meadows-Oliver is selected as president-elect of national nurse practitioner organization

April 23, 2012

Mikki Meadows-OliverDr. Mikki Meadows-Oliver, an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Yale University, is the newly elected president-elect of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). According to the NAPNAP website, Dr. Meadows-Oliver listed her main objectives as president to include promoting NAPNAP as the leading organization for PNPs and other APNs that care for children, advocating to advance the PNP role, striving to improve health care for infants, children and adolescents, and encouraging partnerships with other organizations that promote child health. 

"It will be my honor to serve as president-elect/president of NAPNAP," Dr. Meadows-Oliver stated. "I have been a PNP since 1998 and have provided both primary and specialty care to infants, children, and adolescents. In addition, I hold an academic appointment where I educate the future generation of PNPs and conduct research to improve pediatric care. These professional positions make me an ideal candidate to serve and support NAPNAP’s mission of promoting optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research. I will bring to the role my dedication and drive to help to continue to move NAPNAP forward."

NAPNAP is the professional home for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and other advanced practice nurses who care for children, and is the only national organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care for infants, children and adolescents and to advancing the PNP’s role in providing that care.