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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) student Roxanne LaPointe, RN doesn’t use her nursing education in a hospital or a traditional health care facility. Instead, Roxanne takes her talents to the South Carolina Department of Corrections, where she cares for elderly and chronically ill inmates.   “I chose Frontier because they believe in underserved populations,” she said. “I decided to...

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The community at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is proud to have a dedicated team of staff members who help FNU realize its mission. FNU Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations Angela Bailey has a passion for serving Frontier that began many generations ago. Angela, with a bachelor’s in Communication Studies and master’s in Organizational Leadership, is responsible for...

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While she was growing up, Carolyn Gregory’s parents always encouraged her to seek new and meaningful experiences, which led her to Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in 1947. Carolyn enjoyed her time as a Courier so much that she decided to remain at Frontier as the FNS Christmas Secretary and as an assistant to Agnes Lewis and Betty Lester in 1948.   “I truly enjoyed the spirit of the...

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When Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Post-Master’s DNP student Gabrielle Sauder heard of a job opening for the Pediatric Care-A-Van, a program at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, Ill., she knew she had to check it out. With a focus on health prevention, the Pediatric Care-A-Van is just what it sounds like - healthcare on wheels, provided for children in the community who have a barrier...

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The community at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) believes it is our responsibility to serve the underserved in ways that change the lives and improve the overall health of community members. Frontier course faculty member Ruth Elsasser is at the heart of this movement, hosting impactful presentations to locals that invite them to consider how diet and lifestyle choices affect their health and...

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) preceptor Kathryn Carr, CNM, from St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, Mass., was honored as FNU’s “Featured Preceptor” for the summer term.   With over a decade of experience, Kathryn consistently takes several students each term in her Boston midwifery practice and provides a very high standard of care. She has precepted for FNU for over five...

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FNU Alumnus, CNEP Class 130   From birthing her child with the help of a midwife to becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife herself, Alumna JoAnne Burris, CNM, is the picture of how Frontier Nursing University (FNU) provides its students with an education to match their passion.   In her journey from patient to provider, JoAnne now seeks to provide women with holistic care using her...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   For some of the staff at Frontier Nursing...

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Kathy Dalton, from Lexington, Ky., grew up hearing her mother’s stories about Eastern Kentucky. While her mother was also from Lexington, her grandfather traveled frequently as a mining engineer for coal mines in Eastern Kentucky, making Kathy curious about the area. When her parents found the Courier Program at Frontier Nursing Service (FNS), now Frontier Nursing University (FNU), she decided...

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With 25 years of experience in labor and delivery, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) nurse-midwifery student Michele Holzman “answers the call” to serve Hispanic women in the Tallahassee, Fla., area every day through the miracle of birth.   Michele, Hispanic herself, has a particular connection to the community that she serves. She has worked for 20 years in labor, delivery, and...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   At Frontier Nursing University (FNU),the...

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  With a Family Nurse Practitioner master’s degree from Frontier Nursing University (FNU), Gary Koller, BSN, RN, MSN, FNC-P, has used his position as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Public Health Service to embrace and pursue opportunities to follow FNU’s mission and serve the underserved. Since graduating from FNU in 2012, doors have opened for Gary that he admits he never...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality healthcare to underserved and rural populations.   Heidi Carter RN, SNM knew for years that...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations. In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of Frontier...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations. Frontier Nursing University (FNU) preceptor...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Alumnae Tanya Bailey, FACNM, and Daniela...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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