Susan Kendig, JD, WHNP-BC, FAANP
Susan Kendig serves as the Director of Policy for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) and holds numerous appointments to national policy efforts. She represents NPWH on the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health national partners group and Executive Committee, a national initiative dedicated to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity through state-based quality improvement efforts. She also serves on the Women’s Preventive Services Advisory Panel, which guides the HRSA-funded collaborative interdisciplinary effort to develop, review, update, and disseminate recommendations for women’s preventive healthcare services. Ms. Kendig was an invited participant in the Rural Obstetric Readiness workgroup, a CMS-sponsored effort that convened an interdisciplinary panel of experts to provide input into recommendations to improve access to maternal services in rural areas. In her home state of Missouri, she serves as Vice Chair of the Missouri Women’s Health Council and as a member of the St. Louis City Board of Health and Hospitals. She presents nationally and has published numerous articles on policy as it relates to women’s health and women’s health nurse practitioners.