Christine L. Anderson ARNP; nursing administration track; NP specializing in cardiology, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center; Bellingham, WA. Christine received her post master’s certificate from the University of Utah.
Donna J. Cartwright; Kenilworth, UT
Rosaly C. Coombs (BS ‘88); advanced practice track; FNP, Meeker Family Health Center, Pioneer Medical Center; Meeker, CO. Rosaly loves rural medicine because there is so much variety; it challenges her skills, and she continues to learn.
BYU prepared me for current practice, especially my preceptorship with Dr. Willis (Tri-City Medical).
Linda L. Edgeton; nursing administration track; St. George, UT.
Linda O. Hofmann CNO, RN, CNA, BC; nursing administration track; assistant vice president of nursing, Intermountain Healthcare; Bountiful, UT. Linda continually strives to increase the quality of patient care. She has been a professor at Weber State University for 18 years, and she wrote the curriculum for Weber’s new master’s degree in nursing administration, which was approved byt he Utah State Board of Regents. She is a working mom who strives to live in the moment every day. Her favorite quote is: “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
Sabrina Jarvis DNP, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, FAANP; family nurse practitioner track; associate teaching professor in the BYU College of Nursing; Orem, UT. Sabrina received a DNP from the University of Utah. She worked for many years as an NP in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System. She received these recognitions: Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation (2013); Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (2011); Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Iota Iota Chapter Excellence in Clinical Practice Award (2011); Utah Nurse Practitioner Association (UNPA) Excellence in Clinical Practice Award (2007); Utah Nurse Practitioner Association (UNPA) Excellence in Education Award (2006); Department of Veterans’ Affairs National Heart and Hands Award (2003); Department of Veterans’ Affairs National Secretary’s Award for Clinical Excellence (1997); and Salt Lake City Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center Surgical Service Excellence Award (1991). Her favorite quote is: “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” —Leo Buscaglia
Paula F. Julander RN; Salt Lake City, UT. Paula received these recognitions: Utah Nurses Association (UNA) Lifelong Nursing Achievement Award; Coalition of People with Disabilities Hero on the Hill Award (2014); Utah Medical Association of Distinguished Legislative Service Award (2003); Utah Dental Hygienists’ Association Friend of the Profession Award (2001); Area Health Education Center Pioneer Award (2001); Utah Nurses Association (UNA) Tireless Advocate for the Nursing Profession (2000); Utah Public Health Association Nurse of the Year (2000); American Academy of Pediatrics Utah Chapter Service to Children Award (1998); and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Iota Iota Chapter Community Service Award (1994).
The knowledge and values gained at BYU were the foundation of my work in the Utah Legislature promoting health care legislation in Utah.
Ann Killian; family nurse practitioner track; Idaho Falls, ID. She taught nursing at BYU-Idaho (formerly Ricks College) for 25 years, served as the director of the transcultural nursing program for six years, and continued that program at the BYU Jerusalem Center and in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.She also served a humanitarian mission with another nurse in Romania and worked to help the country get its healthcare standards up to the international level. She has been working on a holistic model of nursing for a number of years.
I had an experience in my Master’s program that allowed me to teach students the value of the prophet and staying on the straight and narrow.
Faye Lindquist; nursing administration track; regional vice president of patient care, PeaceHealth; Redmond, WA.
Mary J. Lloyd (BS ’71); nursing administration track; Centerville, UT.
Angela Curtis Page (AS ’83, BS ’85) C-PNP; pediatric NP, e-Telmed; Kaysville, UT. Angela was certified by ANCC. She married fellow BYU alum Michael Page, and they have six children. He graduated from BYU in Audiology and is currently working as Manager of Audiology at Primary Children’s Hospital. After 14 years of being a stay-at-home mom, Angela worked hard to renew her RN licence, PNP certification, and APRN licence in Utah. It was hard work, but she is so happy she came back to practice because so much has changed for the better.
I had my BSN FNP and continuing in the specialty I loved was life changing. It allowed me to follow my dreams!
Judith A. Pratt; Bountiful, UT.
Kristiann T. Williams DNP, FNP-C, APRN; assistant professor and FNP, Weber State University; Farmington, UT.