Kelly Friesner-Gephart, FNP
Kelly Friesner-Gephart is a nurse practitioner at Nationwide Children’s Hospital with the Department of Endocrinology. She serves as the clinical coordinator and leader of the Diabetes/Insulin Inpatient Service Consult (DIISC) team. The DIISC team is a novel inpatient service aimed at reducing insulin-related adverse drug events (ADEs) and cares for all patients requiring insulin who are not admitted to the Endocrinology service. This service is exclusively APP/Pharmacist run and recently received the 2022 Center for Clinical Excellence award at NCH. Kelly will present at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference in June 2023. She advocates for equal care of patients with a diabetes diagnosis and is committed to promoting the use of technology in the inpatient setting.