Tina Gustin DNP, CNS, RN
2024 Keynote Speaker

Carolyn Rutledge PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN
2024 Keynote Speaker

Presentation:  DNP-led Interprofessional Clinics:
Breaking Down the Barriers to Care

Salon B
8:50AM
6/25/24

Dr. Gustin is an Associate Professor at Old Dominion University’s School of Nursing; she teaches in the DNP Program. She is the Director of the university’s Center for Telehealth Innovation, Education, and Research.
She is the clinical manager for the Pediatric Telehealth program at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk Virginia.
She led the development of ODU’s Community Care Clinic at the People in Need ministry. This clinic is a nurse-led-integrated clinic that provides holistic care to people living in homelessness. She led the implementation of telehealth at the clinic allowing clients to see providers in the area.

 

 

 

Dr. Rutledge is a Professor and Associate Chair of Nursing as well as the Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (APN) program in the School of Nursing at Old Dominion University. She also holds the position of Co-Director of the Center for Telehealth Innovation, Education, & Research (C-TIER). Dr. Rutledge has practiced as a Family Nurse Practitioner for 32 years, primarily in Family Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School where she holds an appointment as professor. She is actively involved in providing a national program/certification in telehealth for Providers and Educators. Dr. Rutledge is also leading an initiative that is developing nurse-led clinics for homeless and underserved populations focusing on telehealth delivery and interprofessional collaboration. She was the 2014 recipient of the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) award for the leading faculty in the state of Virginia. Dr. Rutledge is being inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), a designation that is achieved by fewer than 1% of nurses nationally.

David Campbell-O’Dell DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
2024 Plenary Speaker

Presentation: The Next Step in Improving Outcomes through
Expanded Collaboration and Initiatives

Salon B
3:00PM
6/25/24

David Campbell-O’Dell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, earned his DNP degree through the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis when there were only 7 DNP programs in the country. His career has taken him from acute care clinical and administrative positions to community-based service organizations, working with the insurance industry, and later evolving into higher leadership and clinical roles. His clinical interests as a family nurse practitioner are neurology, neurocognitive disorders, and family and community dynamics. As an educator, he has helped to develop undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, including first-degree RN, RN to BSN, nurse practitioner, nurse administrator, and nurse educator. He has been a part of developing numerous DNP programs and has either taught or contributed as an invited guest lecturer in programs around the country.

As president of Doctors of Nursing Practice, Dr. Campbell-O’Dell is honored to work with students, graduates, faculty, and key stakeholders in academia, practice, policy development, and finance to promote and enhance the doctoral prepared nurse to improve healthcare outcomes. He enjoys working in paradise (Key West) while teaching online at Rasmussen College while maintaining a small clinical practice.

Mark Roby DNP, MSN, RN
2024 Plenary Speaker

Presentation: Bridging the Gap between Academia and Practice
Salon B
8:50AM
6/26/24

Dr. Mark Roby, DNP, MPH, has been the Director of Nursing of the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County since January, 2023. Prior to his work at the Health Department, Dr. Roby served as Dean of Sciences and Nursing at The College of the Florida Keys. He started his nursing career over 25 years ago as a Cardiac Telemetry nurse after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. In addition to this BSN degree Dr. Roby holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech, an MBA in Human Resource management from the University of Phoenix, an MSN in Nursing Education from the University of South Florida, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Capella University. He enjoys paddle boarding, biking and is a huge sci-fi fan.

Katherine Lothe DNP, RN, FNP, APNP
2024 Plenary Speaker

Tracy Saladar DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS
2024 Plenary Speaker

Presentation: The Adolescent Patient in a Post-Pandemic World
Salon B
1:45PM
6/26/24

Dr. Katie Lothe is a Clinical Associate Professor at the UW-Madison School of Nursing. Katie has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2009 and dual certified as an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse in 2021. She maintains a clinical role in Family Medicine and Integrative Health outside of the Madison area, providing preventative, acute, and chronic care to patients of all ages. Katie has been teaching at UW-Madison since 2013, primarily in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Tracy Saladar is a Clinical Professor at the UW- Madison School of Nursing. Tracy has been a certified pediatric nurse practitioner since 2001 with experience in primary care pediatrics and school-based health care. She is the pediatric population lead for the Primary Care Pediatric DNP program. In addition to teaching, Dr. Saladar has a primary care pediatric practice at Genesis Pediatrics in Sycamore, IL with a specialization in adolescent health. Dr. Saladar also has an interest in Global Health and travels with DNP students to Rural Belize annually.