Caroline Trapp, DNP APN-BC CDE FAANP
Director of Diabetes Education and Care, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Diabetes Nurse Practitioner, Premier Internists
Member of the Board of Directors, Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc.
Caroline Trapp, DNP APN-BC CDE FAANP, is committed to changing the way diabetes is treated. Pills, injections, finger sticks, portion control, going hungry, carb-ophobia… there is a better way! Ms. Trapp is the diabetes nurse practitioner with Premier Internists of Southfield, Michigan, and the Director of Diabetes Education and Care for the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She obtained her Master’s degree in Community Health Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BSN and post-Master’s certification in Adult Primary Care from the University of Michigan, where she is now an adjunct faculty member. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan.
Ms. Trapp has been a certified diabetes educator since 1994 and an adult primary care Nurse Practitioner specializing in the care of people with diabetes since 1998, and was recently honored to be inducted as a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She was also board certified in advanced diabetes management, and has co-authored three peer-reviewed scientific journal articles.
Ms. Trapp co-produced and was featured in the DVD, “A New Approach to Nutrition for Diabetes”, which received the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) “Favorably Reviewed” seal. She received the 2012 Oakland University Nightingale Award for Education and Research, was named a 2001 Diabetes Advocate of the Year by the American Diabetes Association, and was a finalist for the 2010 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year Award. She has created and implemented many innovative educational programs for diabetes patients and health care professionals.