Dr. Grace Buttriss Elected to be President of the Clinical Nurse Leader Association

Dr. Grace Buttriss, Queens University Graduate Program Clinical Nurse Leader Coordinator, will begin term as CNLA president in 2019.

Charlotte, NC (6/10/15) – Dr. Grace Buttriss, Clinical Nurse Leader Coordinator for the Graduate Nursing Program at the Queens University’s Presbyterian School of Nursing, has been elected to be the President-Elect of the Clinical Nurse Leader Association (CNLA). Dr. Buttriss’ president-elect term runs from April 2015 through 2017. Her term as CNLA president begins in 2019.

Dr. Buttriss is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing. She is the Treasurer for the Charlotte Chapter of the National Continuing Education Committee for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She is an Item Writer for the Clinical nurse Leader Certification Exam, developed the Advanced Physical Assessment Chapter in the CNL Certification Review Text, and is a manuscript reviewer for Dermatology Nurses Association Journal, McMaster University Manuscript Evidence Rating in Ontario, and the Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Dr. Buttriss serves as a Nurse Scientist and Family Nurse Practitioner at Novant Health. She received her BSN and MSN degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, her Family Nurse Practitioner (Board Certified) from Graceland University, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Metropolitan State University. To learn more about Dr. Buttriss and the online Master of Science in Nursing faculty, go here.