Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, ANP-BC, APRN, FAANP (Diploma in Nursing ‘81 St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, BSN ’91 University of Connecticut, MSN ’98 University of Connecticut) graduated with a Doctorate in Nursing Leadership from Quinnipiac University, May 2016. She received the Benjamin and Juliette Trewin Award for Professional Leadership in Nursing. Dr. Rapsilber’s Portfolio Project “Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioner Services” was selected for presentation at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference as a poster presentation. Dr. Rapsilber recently received the Quinnipiac Transformational Nurse Leader Alumni Award for 2017 and was the keynote speaker at the DNP hooding ceremony. She is the owner of NP Business Consultants, LLC providing dissemination of information regarding reimbursement for nurse practitioner and other health care provider services. She is recognized as an expert on coding and documentation for APRNs. She has presented at local, state and national forums. She is author and educator of NP students and seasoned NPs. Dr. Rapsilber also serves as the Chair of the Connecticut Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses. Under her leadership, full practice authority for APRNs in the state of Connecticut was attained with the passage of PA 14-12. She is the Connecticut State Representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She was bestowed induction as a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She currently works as a GI Nurse Practitioner for Connecticut GI in Torrington, CT.