Portrait of Dawn Garzon
Dr. Dawn Garzon Maaks of the WSU College of Nursing in Vancouver.

Dr. Dawn Garzon Maaks, clinical professor and associate director of the WSU College of Nursing Vancouver, will be a guest on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio on Thursday to discuss the role of nurse practitioners in health care.

Dr. Garzon Maaks has more than two decades’ experience as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner, and she’s certified as a pediatric primary care mental health specialist. She provides primary care and behavioral health care for underserved populations in her clinical practice. She’s also the president-elect of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and will become president of the organization in July 2018.

Doctor Radio, on SiriusXM Channel 110, is a 24/7 national radio channel featuring live, call-in shows hosted by health care providers from New York University Langone Health, and broadcast from a studio in the lobby of the Manhattan-based academic medical center.

Dr. Garzon Maaks will take part in “The Nurse Practitioner” show, a bi-monthly special that highlights the role of nurse practitioners in health care. She’ll discuss the roles NPs fill, NP education, and diabetes awareness.

To listen: Thursday, Nov. 16, 1-1:30 p.m. (PDT)

Subscribers:  Sirius or XM Channel 110; the show will be posted to siriusxm.com/ondemand about 48 hours after it airs.

Non-subscribers: Sign up for a 30-day free online pass at siriusxm.com/sxm-tryfree and listen online.