October 31, 2023 / Press Release

Jonithon LaCross honored with APRN Advocate Award

Porter Wright is proud to announce that lobbyist Jonithon LaCross has been honored with the APRN Advocate Award by the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses (OAAPN). 

The APRN Advocate Award is given to an individual who supports and promotes the role of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Ohio. According to the OAAPN, an APRN Advocate "presents a positive image of APRNs to individuals within the public arena, whether it be the legislature, media, academic institutions, or the general public; Actively and consistently engages in activities that promote the professional image of nursing in general and advanced practice nursing in particular; Participates in policymaking and legislative activities for the betterment of patients in Ohio through the advancement of APRNs, or, Participates in media efforts that promote the role of advanced practice nursing in Ohio."

Jonithon received the award on Friday, Oct. 27, at the 2023 OAAPN Statewide Conference in Columbus, Ohio.