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Newsroom Archive March 2017 to December 2014
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   March 22, 2017 - Press release - Nurse Practitioners Will Go To Albany To Urge Passage of Important Patient-Centered Legislation

March 16, 2017 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interviews on WAMC about DNR's
  December 3, 2016 - NPA Member Charles Burns (Western NY Group) appears in article Primary care provider looks to give a holistic twist in Orchard Park

December 1, 2016 - Capital Tonight interview with Executive Director Stephen Ferrara discussing NPs new ability in NY to certify patients for Medical Marijuana

  November 23, 2016 -  Times Union publishes article - NY to let nurse practitioners to prescribe medical marijuana
November 14, 2016 - NPA Member Janet Yager, Region 4 Director - appears in article published in The Record - Nurse practitioners play critical role in health care
  October 24, 2016 - Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interviewed by NY1 - Nurse-Run Primary Care on the Rise to Meet Obamacare Demand
  October 4, 2016 - NPA Member Laura Markwick (Greater Rochester) appears in article ROC Nurse Practitioner is NP of the Year
  August 12, 2016 - NPA Members Joy Elwell and Diana Elwell (Lower Hudson Valley) were featured in an article entitled, "Local Family of Nurses on Cutting Edge of Health Care" in the Yonkers Rising Vol. 111 Number 33 
  July 31, 2016 - NPA member Jill Muntz (Southern Tier) featured in article Area Nurse Makes Impact Statewide
  July 6, 2016 - Congratulations to NPA member Donna Hallas (Long Island) who was the recipient of the Clinical Award for Excellence at the AANP conference. Read article Not Your Average Nurse Practitioner published in the Levittown Tribune.
  June 30, 2016 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interviewed by Sarah Jacoby from the Refinery29. Read article What Every Woman Should Know About Nurse Practitioners.
  June 17, 2016 - NPA member David Dempsey (NPA President elect) appears in news article North Bangor resident to head statewide association
  May 26, 2016 - NPA staff Susan Hubbard, Director of Operations & Education is the NYS recipient of the Advocate State Award for Excellence and will be recognized at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) on June 24 in San Antonio, Texas - read press release published in the Eagle Press
  May 2016 - NPA Leaders and nurse practitioners, Jill Muntz (Region 1 Director), Dee Krebs (Region 2 Director) and Stephen Ferrara (Executive Director) were quoted in this article NP's Expanded Roles in the Western NY publication, In Good Health
  April 25, 2016 - NPA Member Laura Markwick appears in Democrat & Chronicle article Women to watch: Laura Markwick found a calling at 15
April 20, 2016 - The NPA issues a press release on Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners Added to New Rules to Authorize Gender Surgery
  April 14, 2016 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interviewed by Susan Arbetter - listen to interview at about the 35 minute mark
  April 7, 2016 - NPA Member Diana Miller appears in article "Nurse Practitioner Helps Patients to Deal with State's Medical Advantage Plans"
March 14, 2016 - Executive Director Stephen Ferrara discusses the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act 1 year later with Liz Benjamin Capital Tonight
  February 29, 2016 - NPA member Graig Straus recognized as part of Lower Hudson Medical Scene, "Health care changes reshaping region's commercial real estate"
   February 16, 2016 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interviewed for article "Nurse Practitioners Now a Greater Presence in Health Care"
  January 20, 2016 - The NPA issues a press release supporting Governor Cuomo's Workers' Compensation Reform.
  December 15, 2015 - The Journal serving the community of Ogdensburg, NY also published the article "Watertown nurse practitioner leads statewide advocacy group" NPA President Catherine "Kit" Veley was interviewed
  December 14, 2015 - NPA member Linda Larocco appears in article Time Herald Record, "Nurse practitioners filling void, but barriers still exist"
   December 13, 2015 - NPA President (2015) Catherine "Kit" Veley was interviewed and an article was published in the Watertown Daily Times "Watertown nurse practitioner leads statewide advocacy group"
  October 28, 2015 - NPA Member Susan Manchester appears on Channel 6 News interviewed - New meningitis law requires students to be vaccinated
  October 27, 2015 - Press release on signing of NP Modernization Act Clean Up Bill & meningitis legislation into law
  October 24, 2015 - Article in the Oleans Times Herald - Local nurse practitioners laud health law
August 6, 2015 - Executive Director Stephen Ferrara quoted in article Bigger role for high-level RN's

July 2, 2015 - NPA member James Lynch, FNP-C opens new family clinic in Manchester, NY, "There's a new family clinic in Manchester"

The same article was also published in the Webster Post.

  June 1, 2015 - NPA member Kathleen Mogensen appears in article in the Buffalo News, "Roswell brain cancer team works together on treatment, including promising vaccine".
  April 24, 2015 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara, DNP, FNP, was interviewed by Matt Ryan of New York Now to discuss nurse practitioners and provide an update since the NP Modernization Act went into effect on January 1, 2015. Click here to view (interview starts at 16:09)
March 29, 2015 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara is quoted in New York Times article "New York State's Medical Marijuana Rules Shaping Up as Unusually Restrictive"


March 13, 2015 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara interview with Susan Arbetter on the NPMA since its passage and other legislative priorities - listen to this 9 minute segment


  February 23, 2015 - NPA Executive Director Stephen Ferrara and Past President Denis Tarrant appear on Time Warner Cable News segment - More Independence for Nurse Practitioners
  January 29, 2015 - NPA member Mary Cerrillo and Ginny Valenti appear in news segment on WKBW-TV 7 ABC - Nurse practitioners don't need doctor to set up shop

January 21, 2015 - NPA Member Gina Nelson and Executive Director Stephen Ferrara were interviewed for an article in MedPage Today - NPs Gain Ground in Turf War





January 8, 2015 - NPA Member Mary Cerrillo and Ginny Valenti appear on WGRZ evening news - New State Law gives Nurse Practitioners more Flexibility


  December 2014 - NP Recognition Expands Access to New Yorkers
In Good Health

December 8, 2014 - Mary Cerrillo and Ginny Valenti appear in the In Good Health (page 5)  December 2014 issue Open for Business

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