JoEllen Wynne, RN, MSN, FNP-BC


JoEllen Wynne started her nursing career in 1977 after completion of a vocational nursing course.  In 1982 she obtained her BSN and in1998 an MSN as a family nurse practitioner with the additional role of the educator.  Her NP practice has included family practice, internal medicine, emergency department and retail healthcare settings.  She has also owned and operated an independent NP family practice and functioned as administrator/practitioner for an internal medicine faculty practice clinic.

Ms. Wynne has been the Associate Director of Education for the AANP since 2007. As Associate Director of Education she participates in development of educational activities, coordination of expert panels, creation of clinical tools, and development and accreditation of formal CE programs for NPs and multi-disciplinary audiences. She has presented both nationally and internationally, on continuing education standards and collaborative relationships in program development.

JoEllen Wynne is on the DynaMed editorial board, previous editor in chief for, serves as a liaison to the U. S. Preventative Task Force, the ACP Diabetes Initiative Advisory Board and the National Child and Maternal Health Program Coordinating Committee. She is a past participant in the National Consumer League’s panel exploring the impact of Retail Health Clinic’s on the healthcare system and participated in the IOM’s electronic health record user collaborative roundtable. . Currently she is the Chair for the COPD Alliance, a multi-disciplinary group of organizations whose mission is to improve diagnosis and care for all patients with COPD. She is active with the National Consumer League Medication Adherence Campaign.

Ms. Wynne is active in Texas Nurse Practitioners and serves on the Government Action and Education Committees for this organization and has been awarded the Carol Cody Legislative Fellowship for 2010-2011.


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