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John D. Gonzalez

DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, ANP-C

Dr. John D. Gonzalez is a Board-Certified and Texas licensed Adult Nurse Practitioner and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. He has practiced in internal medicine since 2004. He currently maintains a per diem practice as a hospitalist and serves as faculty in a graduate college of nursing teaching the next generation of nurse practitioners.
He has a special interest in wellness, prevention, nutrition, and optimizing chronic disease management. Additional interests include nurse practitioner scope of practice and medical legal consulting.
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Philosophy

Dr. John Gonzalez strives to provide all patients an exemplarly experience. He believes in the equitable delivery of care and uses a collaborative, nonjudgmental approach. He is dedicated to facilitating the achievement of your health goals.
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Education

  • Certified Integrtaive Health Coach, Institute of Integrative Nutrition
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Texas Woman’s Univeristy 
  • Masters of Science, Adult Health Nursing, Stony Brook University 
  • Bachelors of Science, Nursing, Texas Woman’s University 
  • Diploma of Nursing, Lutheran Medical Center School of Nursing
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Awards and Honors
  • DFW 100 Greatest Nurses 2021 
  • Phi Kappa Phi Inductee November 2018 
  • Best Poster Presentation at Texas Woman’s University April 2010 
  • Awarded an Academic and Clinical Excellence award from SUNYSB May 2005 
  • Was in the top 4% of scores for the AANP national certification exam taken 469-312-0355 
  • Nominated to the National Dean’s list in 1988 and 2000
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Presentations
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National

Geriatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners Association Annual Conference 2018. Invited Key Note Speaker: Understanding Your Scope of Practice

 

American Nephrology Nurses Association Fall Meeting 2016. Invited Podium Presentation: Advanced Practice: Considering the Differentials. Bleeding in the patient with CKD.

State

Texas Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference September 2021.

Accepted: Texas Law and the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Texas Nurse Practitioners Entry to Practice Conference May 2021.

Invited Panel Discussion: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice.

Texas Nurse Practitioners Entry to Practice Conference January 2021.

Invited Panel Discussion: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice.

Texas Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference 2019.

Accepted: Texas Law and the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Texas Nurse Practitioners Entry to Practice Conference 2019.

Invited Panel Discussion: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice. Can I do That?

Texas Nurse Practitioners Entry to Practice Conference 2018.

Invited Panel Discussion: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice. Can I do That?

Texas Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference 2018.

Accepted: Texas Law and the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Texas Nurse Practitioners: Transition to Practice June 2018.

Invited Panel Discussion: Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Texas Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Conference 2017.

Accepted: Acute Care versus Primary Care: Does it Matter?

Texas Nurse Practitioner Association Annual Conference 2016.

Accepted: AGACNP Scope of Practice: Can I Do That?

Regional

UTMB APRN Continuing Education Presentation Spring 2020.

Inivted: Texas Law and the NP Scope of Practice

North Texas Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference March 2018.

Invited Podium Presentation: Acute Care versus Primary Care: Does it Matter?

The Valley Advanced Practice Nurses Association 13th Annual Conference Fall 2017.

Invited Podium Presentation: Acute Care versus Primary Care: Does it Matter?

The Valley Advanced Practice Nurses Association 12th Annual Conference Fall 2016.

Invited Podium Presentation: NP scope of Practice: Can I Do That?

Publications

O’Bryan, P., Gonzalez, J., Azadeh, N., & Cutrell, James. APP Versatility During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Role in Employee Health. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Accepted July 7, 2022

 

Gigli, K. & Gonzalez, J. 469-312-0355 Meeting the Need for Nurse Practitioner Clinicals: A Survey of Practitioners. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 34(8).

 

Cottrell, D. B., Gonzalez, J., Atchison, P. T., Evans, S. C., Cruz, C., & Stokes, A. 469-312-0355 Suicide, Risk and Prevention, a Focus on LGBTQ+ Adolescents and Young Adults. The Nurse Practitioner. Accepted.

 

Gonzalez, J. & Gigli, K. 469-312-0355 Navigating Population Foci and Implications for Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 17(1).

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