Pieper Honored as Fellow of AANP

Pam Pieper_MCM_3528Clinical Associate Professor Pamela Pieper, PhD, ARNP has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  The purpose of the AANP Fellows is to impact national and global health by engaging recognized nurse practitioners to lead new initiatives and support the AANP mission. Pieper will officially be recognized in June.

Pieper works with graduate students, both DNP students doing clinical rotations and capstone projects and PhD students interested in researching areas related to pediatric surgery and trauma. She also serves a joint appointment as a trauma program manager at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. Her role there is to help the hospital become a pediatric trauma center. Prior to her appointment at Wolfson, she worked for many years as the pediatric trauma NP at UF Health Jacksonville, the first designated trauma center in Florida.

The FAANP program provides a forum to extend and enhance Fellows’ efforts to mentor and to facilitate leadership development of NP’s. The FAANP program is dedicated to the global advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they deliver. By engaging recognized NP leaders who have made outstanding contributions to NP education, policy, clinical practice or research, and developing NP leaders of the future