Dr. Ana Verzone is double board-certified as an FNP and CNM, working with rural populations since 2004. Currently living in Alaska, she works in rural areas as well as at an urban integrative medicine practice and as an OB hospitalist. She volunteers internationally and has served in Nepal, Uganda/DRC, Indonesia, the Dominican Republic and other areas. Previously, Ana worked for the Rural Anchorage Service Unit at theAlaska Native Medical Center, where she provided primary, urgent, and emergency care in rural Alaska Native villages. Prior to her current position as clinical faculty in FNU’s doctoral program, Ana was an Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Alaska, teaching clinical and didactic courses for FNP Master’s and post-Master’s DNP programs, and helped develop an interdisciplinary course in Rural Healthcare to be offered for APRN, PA and medical students. Her doctoral project focused on rural emergency transports in Nepal. Ana has been serving on the National Quality Forum’s Rural Healthcare MAP Workgroup since 2017.