Susan J. Wysocki, RNC, NP

Ms. Susan Wysocki is President and CEO of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health. She is a certified Woman's Health Nurse Practitioner, and a nationally recognized speaker and opinion leader in the field of women's health. After receiving her undergraduate degree in Nursing from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, she completed a nurse practitioner program in family planning at the New Jersey College of Medicine in Newark, and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

A charter Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Ms. Wysocki was the founding President of the American College of Nurse Practitioners. She is editor of Clinical Challenges in Women's Health: A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners. She is also the editor of multiple publications including, but not limited to, Women's Health Care: A Practical Journal for Nurse Practitioners and Conversations in Counseling. Further, she is a contributing editor and Washington, DC Bureau Chief for Nurse Practitioner World News, and serves on the editorial boards of other journals, as well, and has authored numerous articles of her own in other publications. Additionally, she has appeared on television and radio broadcasts nationwide, in which she discussed a wide range of women's health issues.

The recipient of many other honors and awards, Ms. Wysocki was selected in 1999 by a national panel of nurse practitioners convened by the Nurse Practitioner Journal for a Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognized 10 nurse practitioners who made a difference in the history of the nurse practitioner movement.