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Anita Lyn Thornton

Anita Lyn Thornton, American family nurse practitioner. Achievements include research in cardiovascular risk assessment in underserved appalachian women. Member of American Academy Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Thornton, Anita Lyn was born on December 22, 1960 in Toccoa, Georgia, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Georgia College, Milledgeville, 1982. Diploma in Nursing, Georgia Baptist Hospital School Nursing, Atlanta, 1986. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1989.

      Master of Science in Nursing, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1996. Post Master in Family Nurse Practitioner, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, 2002.

    Career

    • Assistant professor North Georgia College & State University, 2003—2008, fnp, 2007—2008. Family Nurse Practitioner Doctor Nursing Practice, MCG, 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in cardiovascular risk assessment in underserved appalachian women.

    Membership

    Member of American Academy Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau.
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    Born December 22, 1960
    (age 56)
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