AARON L. SANTMYIRE APRN-BC, DNP
Professional Work Experience
August 2012-2015- Assemblies of God World Missions, Madagascar.
Currently administrating and running a mobile medical clinic that reaches
impoverished areas with general medical care, health education, teaching in the nursing school, and training local Malagasy physicians on evidenced based treatment of tropical skin diseases. Focus of treatment interventions and projects include chromoblastomycosis and leprosy. Responsible for administrating and direction of a 23 bed orphanage in
August 2011-2012- Appalachian Spring Dermatology- Fairmont, WV.
Family Nurse Practitioner
August 2007-2011- Assemblies of God World Missions, Madagascar.
Administrating and running a mobile medical clinic that reaches
impoverished areas with general medical care and health education. Also,
responsible for administrating and direction of a 40 bed orphanage in
July 2002- July 2007- Assemblies of God World Missions, Burkina Faso.
Medical missionary work in West Africa. Specifically working in the areas of HIV/AIDS education, training, and prevention of the transmission of HIV/AIDS from mother to child.
January 1998- June 2002- Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Lakeland FL.
· Medical /Surgical Nursing (1998-2000)
· Gastro-intestinal Endoscopy Nursing (2000-2002)
July 1997- January 1998- Western Maryland Health Center, Cumberland MD.
August 2010-2013- Doctor of Nursing Practice
West Virginia University Morgantown,WV
June-July 2009- Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
June-July 2006- Adult Clinical Practicum
Tri-State Community Health Center Cumberland, MD
April-May 2006- Pediatric Clinical Practicum
Children’s Medical Group Cumberland, MD
2003-2006- Graceland University Independence, MO Master’s of Science (Family Nurse Practitioner)
2003-2004- Centre de Langue Francais Albertville, France
Certificate of French Language Study
1998-2000- Southeastern College Lakeland, FL
Batchelor of Arts -Missions and Cross Cultural Communications
1995-1997 – Allegany College of Maryland Cumberland, MD
Associates of Science in Nursing
· Margaret Keller Spirit of Nursing Award
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner- American Nurse Credentialing Center
Santmyire, A. (2005). Pourquoi et Comment Prévenir la Transmission du
VIH/SIDA de la mère a l’enfant. Imprimerie des Assembles de Dieu, Burkina Faso.
Santmyire, A. and Jamison, M. (2006). Educating pastors in Burkina Faso, Africa
on the prevention of transmission of HIV/AIDS from mother to child, Journal of Nursing Scholarship.
Santmyire, A. and Riggs, J. (2012) Primary Care management of pediatric
community acquired MRSA skin and soft tissue infections. Journal of Dermatology Nursing Assoication.
Santmyire, A. (2013) Challenges of Implementing Evidenced-Based Practice in
the developing world. Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
Santmyire, A. (2013). CA-MRSA skin and soft tissue infections: an evidenced
based intervention. The Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association.
· Multiple presentations on VIH /SIDA and MTCT in Burkina Faso.
· Over 100 presentations on HIV/AIDS in the United States.
· Review Board Graceland University –Professional presentation.
Preventing the Transmission of HIV/AIDS in a West African context.