Margaret Bobonich, DNP, FNP-C, DCNP, FAANP
Dermatology Nurse Practitioner and Director of UHCMC Dermatology NP Residency, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Assistant Profession Case Western Reserve University Schools of Medicine and Nursing, Cleveland, OH
Eric Wombwell, PharmD, BCIDP
Eric Wombwell, PharmD, BCIDP is a board certified infectious diseases pharmacist and Clinical Associate Professor for the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, School of Pharmacy. He is active in lecturing, research and hospital pharmacy practice.
Dr. Wombwell completed his PharmD degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City, followed by an ASHP accredited pharmacy practice residency at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Upon residency completion, Wombwell accepted a full-time clinical faculty position at the UMKC, School of Pharmacy. He instructs in several courses with emphasis in the area of infectious diseases. Wombwell also serves as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Centerpoint Medical Center. In addition, Wombwell is adjunct faculty with the UMKC, School of Dentistry teaching
infectious diseases curricular content to dental students in the Pharmacology and Therapeutics course series.
Dr. Wombwell has more than 20 peer-reviewed publications on pharmacy and medication-related topics, and has delivered more than 50 invited presentations locally and nationally for continuing education to various health professional
audiences. He has been named Teacher-of-the-year in various capacities, including “UMKC Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching" in 2014.
Phyllis Everett, MSN, RN, AOCN, AGN-BC, NP-C
Phyllis is a nurse practitioner certified in adult primary care, oncology and genetics. She has practiced at her NP owned and operated family practice in central Virginia, Huddleston Health and Wellness, since September 2017. She is also working with HCR-Manorcare, Heartland Hospice, performs in-home health assessments for Complex Care Solutions, and is a contractor for Admera Health.
She is also the owner of Sapient Health Services, PLLC a consulting service licensed in Virginia and North Carolina specializing in genetic testing services for hereditary cancer syndromes and pharmacogenomic testing.
She received a diploma RN at Norfolk General Hospital School of Professional Nursing in 1979, a BS in Nursing with a Minor in Psychology at UNC-Greensboro in 1983 and her MS in Nursing Administration also at UNC-G in 1988.
She earned two post-masters certificates at Duke, Nursing Informatics in 1997 and Adult Nurse Practitioner with a focus in Primary Care and Oncology in 2005.
Phyllis has published, and her original research has been presented in poster presentations at the national level.
Phyllis was president of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners(VCNP) from 2012-2014 and was awarded the Distinguished NP Award at the VCNP annual meeting in March 2016.
Wendy Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP
Wendy received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2019 from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She is a 1992 graduate of the Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a family nurse practitioner post-master’s program in 1995. She is an adult and family nurse practitioner and the owner of two, nurse practitioner owned and operated clinics within New Hampshire named: Wright & Associates Family Healthcare. Her family practices have won numerous awards, including Top Providers in New Hampshire 2018, Top 20 Fastest Growing Family Business, and Top 20 Women-Owned Business in New Hampshire. In addition, she is the Owner of Partners in Healthcare Education, a medical education company. She is the Past President of NPACE and the Senior lecturer for Fitzgerald Health Education Associates. She is the recipient of numerous awards and was chosen by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as the 1999 recipient of the New Hampshire State Excellence Award. In addition, she received the 2009 NH Nurse Practitioner of the Year and the 2014 Top 5 Women in New Hampshire Business Award.
Kathy Baldridge, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Kathy Baldridge is a family nurse practitioner in Pineville, LA. She is the director of psychometric analysis at Advanced Practice Education Associates, a nurse practitioner education company. She is a goal directed, results-oriented professional with a strong clinical background and education. Dr. Baldridge is the author of Coding & Billing in the Outpatient Clinical Setting: A Quick Guide, and has authored and coauthored multiple journal articles and book chapters, including content in the 3rd and 4th editions of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Primary Care. In addition, she has served as an editorial reviewer for the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) for more than 4 years. She has presented numerous lectures and courses at the local, state, and national level. Dedicated to the advancement of Nurse Practitioners, she has served on the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners board of directors in various positions and is currently the president of the association.
She earned her ADN from Louisiana State University, Alexandria in 1993; her BSN (2006) and MSN (2009) from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA; and her DNP from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 2013. Dr. Baldridge is the recipient of the AANP Award for Excellence and was inducted as a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2017.
Passionate about caring for others, Dr. Baldridge remains in clinical practice serving the Central Louisiana area. She is actively involved in her community and church, providing health care education, outreach and screenings as a certified Parish Nurse.
Vanessa Pomarico, Ed.D, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
Dr. Pomarico-Denino is the recipient of numerous awards including the Nightingale award, AANP Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award and the Northeast Medical Group/YNHH Advanced Practice Provider Leadership Award. She has presented at numerous state and national conferences on a variety of topics but most notably for transgender healthcare.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference annually from 2015-present; National Conference for Nurse Practitioners (NCNP) National Conferences 2017-present;
The CT APRN Society (CTAPRNS) annually from 2010-2017;
Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) Senior Faculty Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update 2018-present;
Guest lecturer for Southern CT State University, Quinnipiac University School of Nursing, PA program and medical school, Yale University School of Nursing, and Fairfield University on a variety of topics.
Melanie Dorion, AGNP
Melanie Dorion is an Integrative and Functional NP and Medical Director at SanaVi Health. She focuses on managing chronic illnesses, disease prevention and health optimization.
Nancy Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP, FAANP
Nurse Practitioner, Millennium Affiliated Physicians, Division of Michigan Healthcare Professionals
Nancy R. Berman specializes in women’s healthcare at Michigan Healthcare Professionals, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She has been a nurse practitioner since 1978 and holds certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and as a Menopause Practitioner from the North American Menopause Society. She received her BSN from the University of Michigan and her MSN from Wayne State University.
She has been a nurse colposcopist and expert in HPV and lower genital tract disease for over 30 years. She has authored many publications and educational materials and has lectured extensively on topics in lower genital tract disease, colposcopy, osteoporosis, menopause and women’s health. She served on the board of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) from 2010 through 2016, served as Course Director of the ASCCP Comprehensive Colposcopy
Course for a two-year term from 2017 to 2019 and serves on the Michigan Cervical Cancer Consortium. She was inducted as a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2015.
Sheldon Fields, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, AACRN, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
My career in the field of nursing spans 27 years and includes work as an educator, practitioner, researcher, policy analyst, and administrator. I am a well-known HIV prevention research scientist who has maintained a primary focus on HIV prevention and treatment among underserved populations. Hence, I have extensive experience speaking to a wide variety of audiences (students, faculty, conference attendees, across, over several different settings (Universities, community agencies, conferences, churches, etc.), on an expansive list of topics (with a focus on HIV/AIDS, healthcare disparities, and clinical educational topics). I am a seasoned presenter who is very comfortable addressing audiences of all sizes at the local, state, national, and Internal levels.