Meet New AACN-CDC Public Health Nursing Fellow Priya Schaffner

Published September 30, 2020

AACN is pleased to announce 2020-2021 AACN-CDC Public Health Nursing Fellow Priya Schaffner, MSN, RN, FNP-C. Priya has a background in public health and nursing and has worked with several government programs and non-governmental organizations, including the United States Peace Corps in Togo and Partners in Health in Boston. She also spent two years supporting workforce and career development initiatives and HIV resource development within the CDC’s Division of Global HIV & TB. Priya is currently a Doctor of Nursing Practice Candidate at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. As the AACN-CDC Public Health Nursing Fellow, Priya will work in CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases managing the design, distribution, and evaluation of project materials for the Immunization in Undergraduate Nursing Project. The goal of the project is to identify immunization curriculum gaps in undergraduate nursing education and provide information and resources to fill those gaps. Visit the AACN-CDC Public Health Fellowship Program webpage to learn more about the program and current/past fellows.

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