Nathaniel Apatov, PhD, CRNA - Executive Editor

Degrees Held:  Masters in Health Science, Masters of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience
Current Position: Associate Professor of Nursing at Old Dominion University
Affiliations:  Bon Secours Depaul Medical Center, Inc.
Honors/Awards: Soldier's Medal for heroism, US Army, Kuwait 1991
Interests:  Neurophysiology, Neuropharmacology, Pain and Analgesia


Dawn Welliver, DNP, CRNA - Editor-in-Chief

Degrees Held:  DNP May 2012 from Texas Christian University; MS Anesthesia January 1998 from Saint Joseph’s University; Certificate of Nurse Anesthesia November 1997 from Lankenau Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia; BSN May 1987 from West Chester University
Current Position:  Nurse Anesthetist Contractor at Southpoint Surgery Center in Jacksonville, Florida; Clinical Adjunct Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program at Old Dominion University; Peer Reviewer for Gastroenterology Nursing
Affiliations:  AANA, Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society


Nicholas Crofut, MSN, CRNA - Publisher

Degrees Held: MSN Medical University of South Carolina
Current Position: Founder of CRNA Today; Educated Hand Publishing; Admin at Anesthesia Staffing Consultants; Instructor at TwinOaks Anesthesia Education
AffiliationsAANA, Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists


M. Roseann Diehl, DNP, PhD, CRNA - Associate Editor

Degrees Held: PhD 2016 (high-fidelity simulation) from Texas Women's University; DNP 2010 from Texas Christian University; MSN 1996 from Texas Wesleyan University; BSN 1987 from University of Texas at Arlington.
Current Position: Nurse Anesthetist at Sanford Health in Fargo, North Dakota; Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program at Texas Christian University.
Affiliations: AANA, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Interests: Bariatric surgery, Blood transfusion, Simulation


Brian Koonce, DNAP, CRNA, NC, USAF - Associate Editor

Degrees Held: DNAP 2014 from Texas Wesleyan University; MSN 1999 from USUHS Graduate School of Nursing; BSN 1989 from S.E. Missouri State University.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program at Texas Wesleyan University; Chief CRNA, OB Anesthesia at Southwest General Hospital; Adjunct Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program at Texas Christian University.
AffiliationsAANA, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, US Air Force (Ret.)


Nancy Curll, DNP, CRNA, NC, USN - Managing Editor

Degrees Held: DNP, Old Dominion University; Post-Masters Certificate in Nursing Education, UNC-Charlotte; MSN, UNC-Greensboro; Diploma in Nurse Anesthesia, North Carolina Baptist Hospital; BSN, Gwynedd Mercy College; Diploma in Nursing, Montgomery Hospital
Current Position: CRNA/Clinical Instructor, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center; Adjunct Didactic Lecturer, Wake Forest School of Medicine Nurse Anesthesia Program
Affiliations: AANA, North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists, US Navy (Ret.)


Eric Fleck, BSN, SRNA - Asst. Managing Editor

Current Position:  Texas Wesleyan University GPNA, MSN-A 2018
Affiliations: AANA, Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Interests:  Cardiovascular, Pain, Trauma