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James F. Lawrence

James F. Lawrence

Sandy Springs, GA


Gerontological, Adult, Family

Clinical Subspecialties

Dermatology, Pain Management, Palliative, Wound Care, Occupational Health, Other


Professional Achievements:

State, National, and International Award Recipient for his Clinical Excellence, Leadership, Education, and Community Service by Georgia Nurses Association, United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, International Committee on Aging: Oxford International Round table on Aging, and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association; served under two Governors' administrations and two U.S. Presidents' administrations as healthcare consultant/advisor

Favorite Thing About My Profession:

Improving the healthcare of my older adult patients directly and indirectly by  teaching, mentoring, and empowering the next generation of providers

Work History

Aging Successfully, LLC in Sandy Springs, GA
Founder/Nurse Practitioner — June, 2013 to present
Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, GA
Nurse Practitioner — May, 2011 to June, 2013
Sexton Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in Austell, GA
Family Nurse Practitioner — January, 2010 to April, 2011
Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA
Assistant Professor of Family and Geriatric Medicine — June, 2009 to December, 2009
United Health Care in Norcross, GA
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner-Clinical Advisor-Senior Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner — January, 1999 to April, 2009

Education History

Medical University of South Carolina
August, 2002 to December, 2006

Emory University
August, 1996 to December, 1998

Seton Hall University
May, 1994 to May, 1996

University of South Carolina
August, 1989 to December, 1990

University of South Carolina
August, 1988 to December, 1989

Wofford College
January, 1985 to May, 1988


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