CLICK HERE for a PDF of the 2023 Vanderbilt Transplant APP Symposium.

The Conference will be held in the Crockett Ballroom, Mezzanine Level 2, just above the main lobby. Registration begins at 7am. 

Monday, October 2, 2023

7:50 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.

 7:50-8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

 Haley Hoy, PhD, FAANP, CCTC

 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Osteoporosis and Solid Organ Transplantation:

Update for the Advanced Practice Provider

 S. Bobo Tanner, MD

 Christy L. Sparkman, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC

 Nichole Bonzano, PA-C

 9:00-9:50 a.m.

Assessment and Management of Mental Illness in

Patients Undergoing Organ Transplantation

 Daniel J. Daunis, Jr., MD

 9:50-10:00 a.m.

Break with Conference Exhibitors


 10:00-10:50 a.m.

Contraception and Sexual Dysfunction after Transplant

 Lisa Coscia, RN, BSN, CCTC, FAST

 10:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Infectious Disease Update + Artificial Intelligence

 Heather Chambers, DNP, FNP-BC

 Haley Hoy, PhD, FAANP, CCTC

 12:00-12:10 p.m.

Break for Lunch Distribution


 12:10-1:00 p.m.




 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Hypertension Management and the Transplant Patient

 Andrea L. Bossie, MS, RN, CNN, FNP-C

 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Social Determinants of Health and Implicit Bias

 Heather Chambers, DNP, FNP-BC

 3:00-3:15 p.m.

Break with Conference Exhibitors


 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Post-Transplant Diabetes

 Ann Hackett, APRN

 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Dermatology for Transplant Patients

Slides are unavailable for this presentation to protect patient privacy.

Please consult the open resource, non-profit, SKIN CARE ALLIANCE

for pictures of specific types of skin cancer.  

 Allison M. Hanlon, MD, PhD

 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Wine & Cheese Network Session

with Fellow Colleagues & Conference Exhibitors



Tuesday, October 3, 2023

7:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 7:30-8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast


 7:50-8:00 a.m.


 Haley Hoy, PhD, FAANP

 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Understanding the Complexities of Sarcoidosis

 Robert Baughman, MD

 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Understanding the Impact of Esophageal Physiology in Transplantation

 Rishi Naik, MD, MSCI

 10:00-10:15 a.m.

Break with Conference Exhibitors


 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Pharmacotherapy Update

 Nikita Wilson, PharmD, MMHC, BCPS, DPLA

 Madeline C. Morrison, PharmD, BCTXP

 Stephanie Hamel, PharmD, BCTXP

 11:15-12:15 p.m.

Use of GLP1s and Obesity Management in the Transplant Patient

 Madalene Drummond, DNP, FNP-C

 Katie Prince, DNP, FNP-C

 Nina Paddu, DO

 12:15-1:15 p.m.

 Lunch Presentation

Update in Molecular Diagnostics

 Invited Speaker

 1:15 p.m.

Adjourn: CEU Distribution