Kim Newlin Appointed to PCNA Board of Directors

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 11:20


MADISON, Wis.—September 3, 2013–The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA), headquartered in Madison, Wis., announces the addition of Kim Newlin, MSN, ANP to the Board of Directors.

Newlin has been a member of PCNA since 2002 and was inducted as a fellow in 2010. She has co-authored numerous PCNA publications and served as a member of the PCNA Membership, Chapter Leader, and Symposium Welcome Event committees. She currently serves as the chapter leader of the California Central Valley PCNA Chapter.

“I am really excited to work alongside the amazing group of nurses who make up the PCNA Board of Directors,” says Newlin.  “Many of these women have been my mentors over the past 20 years and I know I will learn so much from being more intimately involved with this dynamic and forward thinking organization.”

Newlin currently practices as a Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist and Adult Nurse Practitioner at Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, California. She helped establish the hospital’s Heart Failure Clinic and currently serves as the Heart Failure Program Manager.  Newlin also coordinates various educational programs for both patients and acute care staff members in the Sacramento area.

Newlin earned a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology at University of California at Davis. She then completed the RN and CNS program at the University of California, San Francisco and the Gerontology/Adult Nurse Practitioner post-master’s program through the University of Massachusetts at Boston. 

Newlin is eager to begin her tenure as a member of the PCNA board, and says, “I hope to share the knowledge gained from my work in health literacy, heart failure and transitions of care as we look for new ways to provide education to patients and health care providers.”

About PCNA
The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) is the leading nursing organization dedicated to preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) through assessing risk, facilitating lifestyle changes, and guiding individuals to achieve treatment goals. The mission of PCNA is to promote nurses as leaders in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease. PCNA does this by educating and supporting nurses through the development of professional and patient education, leadership, and advocacy. For more information call 1-608-250-2440 or visit

Contact: Abby Despins, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association,, 608-250-2440 x4

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