Atlanta Chapter


Chapter Information

Areas Served

The Atlanta Chapter of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nursing Association serves Atlanta, GA and surrounding counties.


Contact Christine to learn more about getting involved with the Atlanta Chapter.

Chapter Background

Kristan Langdon, DNP, APRN, ANP-C is an Adult Nurse Practitioner currently working in the area of clinical quality management and as an instructor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.  She has previously worked in the areas of heart failure management, general cardiology, primary care, women’s health and as a clinical consultant to a health IT start-up. Kristan has an active family that enjoys traveling, Chopped competitions at home, and has just taken on a new challenge…tennis!

Christine Nell-Dybdahl, FNP-C, MPH, MSN, RN has been a member of PCNA since 1999. She currently works at the Georgia Heart Institute. She was previously the Preventive Cardiology Champion at Grady Memorial Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center in Atlanta, GA until 2023. Her professional interests include CVD prevention, heart healthy lifestyle changes, cholesterol abnormalities, women’s heart care, family-involved chronic heart disease management, teaching, and always having fun at work. For 16 years, Christine also previously assisted with research, lectured on various topics, precepted and mentored students, and served as the Nurse Clinical Director of the Emory Center for Heart Disease Prevention.

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2024 Spring Chapter Program

Chapter Leadership

Chapter Leader

Kristan Langdon, DNP, APRN, ANP-C

Christine Nell-Dybdahl, FNP-C, MPH, MSN, RN

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