Waldrop Named Editor in Chief of the Journal of Nurse Practitioners

The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP), celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2019, has chosen Professor Julee Waldrop, DNP, PNP-BC, CNE, FAAN, FAANP, as its new editor in chief. “Her hard work as JNP’s associate editor for four years, her clinical and academic experience, and her vision for the journal’s future well-position her for this role,” states the JNP in a press release.

In addition to her role on the faculty at the SON, Dr. Waldrop is a coach in the Duke Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program, and a Fellow in both the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Academy of Nursing.

She will be joined on the editorial staff of the JNP by Leslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, APRN, CRRN, FAAN, who will serve as the new associate editor.

JNP offers high-quality, peer-reviewed clinical articles, original research, continuing education, and departments that help practitioners excel as providers of primary and acute care across the lifespan. JNP supports advocacy by demonstrating the role that policy plays in shaping practice and delivering outcomes. The journal is an official publication of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is affiliated with the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners. The journal is published 10 times per year, distributed to approximately 100,000 readers in print form, and can be found online at www.npjournal.org.