Janet Mulroy

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AACN Board
July 2021-June 2024

Janet Mulroy, DNP, MSN, ACNP, CCNS, CCRN, serves a three-year term as a director on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024. She also serves a concurrent one-year term on the AACN Certification Corporation board from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

Mulroy, an acute care nurse practitioner at Threlkeld, Threlkeld & Omer Infectious Disease Associates, in Memphis, Tennessee, celebrates 40 years as a nurse in 2021. She has also been a staff nurse, staff development educator and academic faculty. During her first 30 years in nursing and nursing education, she focused on the care of patients with acute and chronic pulmonary disease and sepsis. She transitioned to the field of infectious diseases 10 years ago, often caring for patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterium, a rare pulmonary infection.

Mulroy is a member of AACN’s ACNP Scope and Standards Task Force for 2021. Previously, she was a member of the AACN Advanced Practice Institute (API) Program Planning Committee (2009-2010) and the Chapter Advisory Team (CAT) for Region 11 (2016-2018), serving as the CAT co-lead (2018-2020). She has also been an item writer for the certification exams. Recently, she partnered with Caryl Goodyear, AACN practice excellence programs manager, to write two blogs: “What’s Up With the COVID-19 Vaccine?” and “COVID-19 Vaccine Myth Busters.”

A member of the Greater Memphis Area Chapter since 1983, she joined the board a year later. She has held a variety of chapter positions, including publications chair, special projects chair, membership chair, treasurer and also president (2013-2014, 1992-1993). She has been program committee chair since 1999, and is also a CCRN review course co-coordinator and presenter.

Other affiliations include serving on the board of Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses and membership in the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) as well as the local TNA chapter. She serves on three committees at Baptist Memorial Healthcare in Memphis. In addition, she is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Sigma, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Infectious Diseases Society of America and the National Association of Catholic Nurses.

Her honors include receiving an AACN Circle of Excellence award and AACN/AJN Wyeth fellowship.

Mulroy completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee; her DNP project focused on improving education and access to care for patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterium. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing at University of Tennessee, Memphis.