AMy Priftakis, AGNP-C

Amy Priftakis, AGNP-C

Patient Care Philosophy

I am a compassionate and personable practitioner whose goal is to promote an empowered patient equipped with knowledge about their health. It is a privilege to work as a Nurse Practitioner at New Peublo Medicine in support of the Tuscon community.

Amy Priftakis is an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has professional experience in cardiology, primary care and surgery. Amy began her career in ehalth care at the age of 15 working at a medical clinic after school. Since that time she has continued employment in the health care industry working as a Medical Librarian, then transitioning into a second career as a Registered Nurse and eventually Nurse Practitioner.

Medical Interests

  • Geriatric health
  • Women's health
  • Nutrition

Education

  • 2015, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Duke University
  • 2010, B.S. in Nursing, Cum Laude, Grand Canyon University
  • 2001, M.S. in Library & Information Science, Simmons College
  • 1998, B.S. in Nutrition, Framingham State College

Credentials/Memberships

  • Board certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member in the Southern Arizona Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner Society

Personal Interests

  • Cross-country running/hiking
  • Yoga
  • Travel
  • Reading - especially historical mysteries