Grace Buttriss, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNL
President 2017 – 2018
Dr. Grace Buttriss is currently the Clinical Nurse Leader Coordinator for the CNL Graduate Track at Queens University of Charlotte. Dr. Buttriss is the President of the CNLA, an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing and a member of the Infusion Nurses Society. She is the Treasurer for the Charlotte Chapter of the National Association for Neonatal and Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and also serves on the National Continuing Education Committee for NAPNAP. In addition to her fulltime faculty role, she is a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner in Newborn Services for Novant Health. Dr. Buttriss has developed and published chapters on Advanced Physical Assessment in the CNL Certification Review Textbook editions and has served as an Item Writer for the Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Exam as well as a Reviewer for the International Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association and Journal of Nursing Care Quality. She is a Manuscript Reviewer for McMaster University, and is a member of the Editorial Board for JNCQ.
She has presented at the local, state and national levels on the role of the Clinical Nurse Leader and has conducted research on CNL Role Transition.