Alicia LePard, MSN, MBA, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C, GNP-BC, Gillette, Wyoming was inducted into the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) during the FAANP ceremony and dinner that was held on Thursday, June 28, during the AANP 2018 National Conference at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The new FAANP members will continue the tradition of impacting national and global health through their outstanding contributions. Alicia LePard owns High Desert Healthcare, LLC in Gillette Wyoming.
The FAANP program was established in 2000 to recognize nurse practitioner leaders who have made outstanding contributions to health care through clinical practice, research, education or policy. Fellows of AANP are visionaries and, as such, hold an annual think tank to strategize about the future of nurse practitioners and health care. The new Fellows will continue to demonstrate leadership and contribute to the mission of AANP.
Wyoming has a total of five (5) fellows:
- Mary Behrens, RN, BS, MS, FNP-BC, FAANP, Casper, Inducted 2013
- Mary Burman, PhD, FAANP, Laramie, Inducted 2008
- Ann Marie Hart, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, Laramie, Inducted 2016
- Maria Kidner, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Cheyenne, Inducted 2011