Spotlight on Terra Beek, MSN, FNP-C

November 1, 2019

Terra Beek, MSN, FNP-C, started the Ortho APP fellowship in July. The program is part of a rural MSK health initiative and she is primarily at UNC Rockingham Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Eden. She is an experienced UNC ED RN and graduated from UNC SON in May of this year. She spent her final semester … Continued

Spotlight on Laura Blanchard

November 1, 2019

Laura Blanchard is a graduate of Campbell University, Busies Creek, North Carolina, where she received her Master’s in Physician Assistant Practice after first completing her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at East Carolina University. She currently works as a Physician Assistant in on the inpatient hematology/oncology unit at UNC Hospitals Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Laura … Continued

Spotlight on Tom Bush, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

October 14, 2019

Tom Bush, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP is the first APP to join UNC’s Medical Staff Executive Committee as a Member-At-Large Out of 14 candidates, Tom was voted in to represent UNC’s Advanced Practice Providers on the MSEC. Part of this process involved the candidate writing a one to two paragraph statement of interest, including a summary … Continued

UNC’s 2nd Annual APP Recognition Week November 3 – 9, 2019

October 1, 2019

November 3 – 9, 2019 marked UNC’s 2nd Annual APP Recognition Week – Thank you to all our Advanced Practice Providers as we acknowledge all the invaluable contributions you make to patient care in our hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare settings!

National Certified Nurse Midwives Recognition Week

September 30, 2019

National Midwifery Week is September 29 – October 5, 2019. National Midwifery Week was created by ACNM to celebrate and recognize midwives and the midwife-led care. Thank you to all our CNMs for the wonderful care you provide to women and their families!

Spotlight on Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, MSN, CRNA

July 1, 2019

Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey, MSN, CRNA is a Nurse Anesthetist with the Department of Anesthesiology at UNC Hospitals. She is a public speaker and an accomplished author of eight books and peer-reviewed journal articles in the field of adult and pediatric anesthesiology. She has been a Nurse since 1979 and earned her MSN from the University … Continued

Spotlight on Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

July 1, 2019

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN is an advanced practice oncology nurse who has over 40 years of cancer nursing practice, education, research, and management experience. She earned a PhD from the University of Utah, her MSN from Yale University, her BSN from Excelsior College, her Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Maryland, … Continued

Wakebrook Primary Care Hepatitis C Initiative

June 3, 2019

Hepatitis C has fast become an important Public Health concern in 2019, that if not treated, can lead to not only increased healthcare utilization costs in the coming years but can lead to poor quality of life for patients including cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma.  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an … Continued