ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who recognizes Frances Kathleen Lopez-Bushnell, FNP, Ed.D, M.S.N, M.P.H., B.S.N., as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in recognition of her contributions to the Nursing field.
Bushnell serves as the Director of Nursing Research at the University of New Mexico Hospital. She brings over 47 years of experience to her role as an educator and utilizes her particular expertise as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Clinical Practice.
"University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH), the state's only academic medical center, is the primary teaching hospital for the university's School of Medicine," the hospital's website states. "UNMH cares for a large, diverse population with complex and urgent health needs, providing more than $135 million of uncompensated care per year."
UNMH is also the state's only Level I Trauma Center. "Through us, thousands of patients receive advanced treatments in clinical trials," the website continued. "Many more patients benefit from our telehealth network that gives providers audio and video access to rural communities statewide."
Bushnell earned her Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from the University of New Mexico, her MSN and MPH from Yale University and her Ed.D. from Boston University. She also provides primary care as a certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the ANCC.
To further her professional development, Bushnell is a member of the American Nurses Association, the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Association, the Western Institute of Nursing and the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Association and is a Board Member of the IRB Committee.
When not working, Bushnell enjoys skiing, golfing and running. She dedicates this recognition to Dr Elizabeth Bear.
For more information, visit www.hospitals.unm.edu.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who