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RhAPP Conference | Course Directors

The RhAPP National Conference Course Directors are responsible for ensuring the continuing medical education (CME) activities and the overall conference program addresses the professional practice gaps of rheumatology APPs.

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Naomi Amudala,
MSN, FNP-BC

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Jessica Farrell, PharmD

 Clinical Pharmacist/Professor
Albany Medical Center Division

of Rheumatology
& Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Albany, New York

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Danielle Gatti-Palumbo, Pharm.D., BCACP, AAHIVP

Practice Manager, Clinical Pharmacist Ambulatory Care

Northwell Health Rheumatology

Great Neck, New York

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Kyle George, PA-C

Idaho Arthritis Center

Meridian, Idaho

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Kirchner,
CNP, RN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

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Brandon Ko, APRN, DNP, C-PNP

Pediatric Rheumatology Department 

University of New Mexico 

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Amanda Mixon, PA-C

Colorado Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis

Longmont, Colorado

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Wendy Simmons, PA-C, DFAAPA

Carolina Arthritis Associates

Wilmington, North Carolina

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Patricia Travis, CNP

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

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Christy Vath, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Seattle Rheumatology Associates

Seattle, Washington

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