2003

Janell B. Anderson (AS ’78); family nurse practitioner track; Highland, UT.

Anne F. Carman (BS ’97); family nurse practitioner track; Draper, UT.

Linda S. Earl (BS ’74); family nurse practitioner track; West Jordan, UT.

Patricia Holmgren; family nurse practitioner track; Ogden, UT.

Anna H. Kirby (BS ’98); family nurse practitioner track; FNP, Art City Medical Center; Springville, UT. Anna and her husband, Todd, have adopted two children. Anna enjoys spending time with family and friends, vacationing, running, reading, cooking and shopping.

Heidi Porter (BS ’99) APRN; family nurse practitioner track; FNP, Utah Surgical Associates; Provo, UT.

Completing my degree at BYU made my career. I learned at BYU what a nurse practitioner really was and the kind of nurse practitioner I wanted to be. The faculty were worth emulating. Twelve years later I understand and appreciate that even more. While there were many experiences, one is very vivid. I remember well coming to class on Tuesday, September 12, 2001. The events of the day prior weighed heavily on the nation and BYU was no exception. Before we started the lecture, our professor, Sandra Lookinland, had us join hands and she prayed, for the nation, for those who were hurting so badly and for us. And then she went on to give one of her stellar lectures. She taught me a great lesson on grace, empathy, hope, determination and advanced pathophysiology that day. I am very grateful for her and all of the faculty that taught me similar lessons through their examples and lectures.

Glade C. Welker, DNP-s; family nurse practitioner track; NP, Neurological Associates; Nibley, UT. He is currently working on his DNP at the University of Utah, and he looks forward to a future spent training and educating future nurse practitioners.

Kelly K. Wosnik (BS ’99), DNP, NP-C; family nurse practitioner track; Mountain Country Foods Clinic; and a former adjunct faculty member in the BYU College of Nursing; Orem, UT. Kelly established an onsite clinic for a company with 400 employees that makes dog food treats in Spanish Fork. She and a medical assistant care for the employees and their dependents (the company is self-insured and covers the clinic’s expenses). She currently serves on the college’s alumni board as a member at large and is married with three daughters.

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