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Meet America’s Top NP 2022 Winners

The America’s Top NP is a peer-nominated award given annually to select Nurse Practitioners across several
specialties who have demonstrated leadership through improved patient outcomes and
peer community support, advancement, and education.


  • Margaret Bobonich
  • DNP, FNP-C, DCNP, FAANP
  • Dermatology

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  • Tina Copple
  • DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES
  • Endocrinology

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  • Sarah Donahue
  • MSN, MPH, AOCNP
  • Oncology

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  • Beth Faiman
  • PhD, MSN, APN-BC, AOCN®,
    BMTCN®, FAAN, FAPO
  • Hematology Oncology

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  • Sherrie Gould
  • MSN, NP-C
  • Neurology

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  • Simi J. Joseph
  • DNP, FPA-APRN, ANP, NP-C, NEA-BC
  • Gastroenterology

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  • Tavell Kindall
  • Ph.D., DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, AACRN,
    AAHIVS, FAANP
  • HIV

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  • Elizabeth Kirchner
  • CNP, DNP
  • Rheumatology

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  • Vernon M. Langford
  • DNP, APRN, FNP-C
  • Primary Care

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  • Theresa Mallick-Searle
  • MS, PMGT-BC, ANP-BC
  • Pain Management

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  • Eileen Meyer
  • DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, LSSGB
  • Cardiology

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  • Mary Ann Nihart
  • MA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
  • Psychiatry

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  • Katherine O’Boyle
  • MSN, RN, CBN, CSOWM, APRN-CNP
  • Obesity

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  • Kavita Patel
  • BSN, MSN, NP-C, FNP
  • Orthopedics

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  • Julia Ponder
  • DNP, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC
  • Emergency Medicine

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  • Corinne Young
  • FNP-C, FCCP
  • Respiratory/Pulmonology

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