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AACN-Led Appointments

Published June 04, 2019

To amplify nursing’s voice in the federal policy making arena, AACN is committed to nominating academic nursing leaders to key councils, committees, and advisory groups seeking representatives from nursing. Members of AACN’s Health Policy Advisory Council assist with identifying and vetting of individuals to serve as experts to represent the association on specific issues and as nominees for federal committees. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals on their recent appointments:

National Academic Affiliations Council (NAAC)    Department of Veterans Affairs                                        2018               Susan Bakewell-Sachs, PhD, RN, FAAN, Oregon Health & Science University 
Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women (ACBCYW)     Department of Health and Human Services    2018    Lisa Chism, DNP, APRN, BC, NCMP, FAANP, University of Michigan 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute     US Government Accountability Office    2018    Christopher Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN, University of Michigan 
Family Caregiving Advisory Council   Administration for Community Living    2018    Casey Shillam, PhD, RN-BC, University of Portland 

Those wishing to be considered for a future nomination should contact Dr. Colleen Leners, AACN’s Policy Director, at

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