Dr. Newton has a deep understanding of nursing’s needs and challenges through her own practice, teaching, and committee service as chair of the APN Discipline, chair of the CSG Professional Development Committee and member of the APP leadership team. She is an elected board member for the Society of Ears, Nose, and Throat Nursing and Advancements, and a member of the Association of Postgraduate APRN Programs (APGAP) where she has attended conferences to learn best practices for a successful APP fellowship program.
In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Newton is the Assistant Director of Advanced Practice Nursing with a core responsibility of developing and overseeing a centralized pediatric advanced practice providers (APP) fellowship program. Her scholarly work is focused on innovation in nursing education, improving efficiency, and increasing access to healthcare. Her scholarly research combined with dual roles as a clinical provider and nurse educator, first-hand experience with the needs of novice APPs at Children’s Wisconsin, and a passion for teaching with experience precepting nurse practitioners, makes her the ideal candidate to develop a pediatric APP fellowship program.