National Academies of Practice inducts RIC’s Donna Huntley-Newby

Donna Huntley-Newby
Donna Huntley-Newby, RIC associate professor of nursing, was elected a distinguished practitioner-member of The National Academies of Practice. She was installed at a gala membership banquet on March 20 in Arlington, Va., at which the NAP inducted new members from 10 healthcare professions.

Only 150 practitioners and scholars can be elected to each academy.

The National Academies of Practice was founded in 1981 in recognition of the need for interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare. It is comprised of distinguished practitioners and scholars from all of the primary health professions including 10 disciplines: dentistry, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, medicine, psychology, podiatric medicine, social work, veterinary medicine and pharmacy.