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TWU’s Dr. Susan Chaney named a Fellow of the American
Academy of Nurse Practitioners
– Texas Woman’s University nursing professor Dr.
Susan Chaney, Ed.D., APRN, BC, FNP-C, was inducted as a Fellow
of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) during
the AANP’s 21st Annual National Conference held at the
Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in June.
Dr. Chaney was
one of 19 nurse practitioners selected for this national honor.
The FAANP program was established in 2000 to recognize nurse
practitioner leaders who have made outstanding contributions
to health care through nurse practitioner clinical practice,
research, education or policy.
“I am very
honored to have been selected as a Fellow of the AANP,”
Dr. Chaney said. “I hope to make continued contributions
to health care through this honor and in my role as an educator
of nurse practitioner students at TWU.”
Dr. Chaney serves
as a professor of nursing and coordinator of the nursing master’s
degree program at the TWU Dallas-Parkland campus. A TWU alum,
Dr. Chaney also maintains a part-time clinical practice as
a family nurse practitioner for Parkland Hospital’s
Homeless Outreach Medical Services.
Dr. Chaney recently
received the highest honor bestowed to a senior faculty member
at TWU — The Cornaro Award — in recognition for
her excellence in teaching, scholarship and achievement.
With more than
12,000 alumni and more than 2,300 undergraduate and graduate
students, TWU has the largest college of nursing in Texas
and produces more new nurses than any other program in the
state. For more information about TWU’s College of Nursing,
call (940) 898-2401 or visit www.twu.edu.
The AANP was founded
in 1985 and is the oldest and largest full-service national
professional organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties.
With more than 21,000 individual members and 120 group members,
AANP represents the interests of approximately 95,000 nurse
practitioners around the country. AANP continually advocates
for the active role of nurse practitioners as providers of
high-quality, cost-effective health care. For more information
about AANP, visit www.aanp.org.
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