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Award Winning Chapter of ANNA

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Congratulations to our chapter for winning the STAR Points in Membership


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 45th Anniversary of ANNA  

in Anaheim,California


Back row: Lillian Pryor, Theresa Tapley, Elizabeth Weires, Loretta Jackson Brown, Rowena Elliott, Gail Wick, Front row: Erma Boykins, Joan Wokpara, & Angela Taylor-Smith attended the ANNA National Conference with other members of the Dogwood Chapter.  Loretta, Rowena, and Gail presented at the the Volunteer Leadership Training Workshop and or National Symposium. Lillian Pryor servered as on the Leadership Development for Nephrology Nurses Week. Please get involve. ANNA has specialty groups, tasks force committees, and more.  Every members need to redo their profile page and sign up for what you are interested in doing with ANNA. Chapter officers positions are up for running for 2015- Chapter Secretary and Chapter Health Policy Rep.




Congratulations to Dr. Loretta J. Brown for recieving her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing





  Congratulations Angela Adams on successfully passing the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) examination and obtaining her certification and publication of her manuscript

 "Utilizing the Health Belief Model to AssessVaccine Acceptance of Patients on Hemodialysis".



                                             Congratulations Elizabeth Weires for obtaining her Master Degree in Nursing





Certification Review Course & Celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week



Special Thank you to our sponsors for the Certification Review Course and Celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week on Sept. 14.  Emory University Hospital-Midtown, Amgen, & our chapter. Thank you for the excellent speakers: Gail Wick, Loretta Jackson Brown, Dr. Ajay Srivastava, Ted Walton, Matt Arduino, Marleen Currier, Amgen, Juanita Connor,  & Marina Villano. Special Thanks to Rebecca McKee Waddle and EUH- Audio-Visual engineer and our Chapter Officers for also making this event a success.  The participants recieved 9.0 contact hours , ANNA Lunch Bag and Key chain- Wow.   We had 3 winners for the Dogwood giveaways. 



 Elizabeth Weires , Chapter Health Policy Rep.  from Mercer University & Eilzabeth Wallace  Chapter member from St. Joseph Hospital attended the Health Policy Workshop in Washington D.C.

 Welcome to the Award Winning Dogwood Chapter
Our mission is to follow ANNA's Mission :
"... to promote excellence by advancing nephrology nursing practice and positively influence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease"
 Congratulations to  our award winners at the 2015 Nephrology Nurse Recognition Dinner in Orlando.CA
Dr. Loretta J. Brown,RN,PhD,FAAN
Research Abstract Award

NNCC Career Mobility Scholarship Winners

Kelly Dyars,MSN,RN,CNN


Allison (Amy) Treadwell


Welcome our 

 Chapter Officers 2015-April 2resident
*Erma Boykins, RN,MSN,CNN...*
Immediate Past President
*Lillian Pryor,RN,MSN,CNN*
*Joan Wokpara,RN,BSN,CDN*
Elizabeth Weires
*Theresa Tapley,RN*
Health Policy 
Alicia Carson ytuh
State Health Policy Rep
ANNA Dogwood***
Elizabeth Wallace, Rep. Rob Woodall, Angela Taylor-Smith & Elizabeth Weires