The American Health Council has recently appointed Theresa Gutierrez, MSN, RN, FNP, to the Nursing Board for her many years of experience in the health care industry. With 21 years of work in the nursing field, and her current position as Family Nurse Practitioner, Gutierrez carries experience in family medicine, bariatrics, and nursing education.
Gutierrez began her career in nursing by completing her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University in New Mexico in 1996 with a concentration in family medicine. She continued her education, becoming a certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013. She was inspired to become a nurse practitioner as an undergraduate student, as she became a mother while completing her education.
In addition to working as a nurse practitioner in the clinical setting, Gutierrez also holds a position as adjunct faculty at the Brookline College of Nursing and the Central New Mexico Community College. Gutierrez is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Obesity Medical Association, and serves as Treasurer for the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council.
The American Health Council serves to provide recognition and support for individuals and institutions making a difference in patients’ lives. To learn more about Gutierrez and her new role on the American Health Council Nursing Board, visit here.
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