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11 Georgia Nurses named American Academy of Nursing 2019 fellows, 4 are GNA Members

Posted about 1 year ago by Charlotte Baez Diaz

Repost from AJC Pulse article "11 Georgia nurses named American Academy of Nursing 2019 fellows" on June 19, 2019.

Eleven Georgia Nurses were named American Academy of Nursing 2019 fellows on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, four of which are GNA Members. According to the AJC Pulse article, "eleven Georgia nurses will be among those inducted at the upcoming AAN policy conference in October."

Fellows come from 17 different countries, 38 states and the District of Columbia.

Here are the Georgia inductees:

  • Jinbing Bai, PhD, MSN, RN (Emory University)
  • Noreen Bernard, EdD, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC (Emory Healthcare)
  • Eve Heemann Byrd, DNP, MPH, NP (The Carter Center)
  • Rasheeta Chandler-Coley, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP (Emory University)- GNA Member 
  • Tim Cunningham, DrPH, MSN, RN (Emory Healthcare)
  • Michelle Dynes, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN, CNM, FACNM (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Deena E. Gilland, DNP, RN, NEA-BC (Emory Healthcare)- GNA Member
  • Theresa Wicklin Gillespie, PhD, MA, RN (Emory University)
  • Patricia Jean Moreland, PhD, CPNP-PC (Emory University)- GNA Member
  • Carolyn Miller Reilly, PhD, RN, CHFN-K, CNE, FAHA (Emory University)- GNA Member
  • Mary Zellinger, MN, RN, ANP-BC, CCNS, CCRN-CSC, FCCM (Emory University Hospital)

Congratulations to these nursing leaders!  

Click here to read the original AJC Pulse article. 

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