Holly Carpenter
Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN
Senior Policy Advisor, American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Practice & Work Environment Department

Holly Carpenter, BSN, RN, is a Senior Policy Advisor for the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Nursing Practice & Work Environment department. Her portfolio at ANA includes developing resources, policies, and educational programs on nurse health, safety, and wellness including the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ program, nurse suicide prevention, immunizations, sharps safety, and other occupational health and work environment issues.  She is the ANA nursing practice staff lead for the Nurses Obesity Network and serves on the Technical Expert Panel for the AHRQ Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™.  Prior to ANA, she was employed at the Maryland Nurses Association and the State of Maryland’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. A registered nurse, Holly graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.