Dr. Shonda Phelon, assistant professor of nursing, was selected to receive the 2017 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award of Excellence by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

She will be recognized at the 2017 AANP National Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., Friday, June 23. Th e State Award for Excellence recognizes nurse practitioners in each state who demonstrate excellence in clinical practice and a signifi cant contribution toward increasing the awareness and acceptance of nurse practitioners.