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Please Join Us In Welcoming Our Newest Additions to the Medicine Faculty

February 2016 - Volume 20, Issue 2

Alison M. Donovan, NP-C will join the Division of General Internal Medicine this month as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. Alison received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Western Michigan University in 2010 and her Master of Science degree in Nursing at Michigan State University in 2014. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and is licensed in the District of Columbia and Michigan.

Alison’s experience as a healthcare provider started in 2010 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2009, where she was a Student Nurse Intern. In 2010, she was employed as a Registered Nurse at Allegiance Health in Jackson, Michigan and in 2011 at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 2014, Alison was employed with Minute Clinic as a Nurse Practitioner, where she autonomously managed the Walk-in Clinic, conduct physical assessments, performed and interpreted diagnostic tests, diagnosed and treated common conditions, provided screenings, counseled patients on healthy lifestyle choices, and prescribed medications as needed to patients.

Her special interests include Family Medicine and the promotion of Health.

Sarah K. Harris, FNP will join the Division of Rheumatology this month as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. Sarah received her first Bachelor of Science degree at Oregon State University in Home Economics-Dietetics option in 2001. She then earned her second Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at The Oregon Health and Science University in 2003. In 2015, Sarah completed a Master of Science degree in Nursing. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and is licensed in the District of Columbia and Oregon.

Sarah’s experience as a healthcare provider spans over a thirteen year period, starting in 2003 as a staff Nurse in a rehabilitation and intermediate care unit where she started to build on the nursing and leadership skills. Other positions have allowed her to experience a diverse patient load, build on her customer service skills and teach. In her most recent role as a Family Nurse Practitioner student, here at The George Washington University, she has been able to further strengthen her abilities as a healthcare provider, with the completion of 672 hours of clinical rotations and a wealth of knowledge. Her special interests include Family Medicine and computerized and paper documentation.