Annie Blystone

BSN, RN , Masters (Current)

Annie Blystone, BSN RN, is a first-year student in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at Purdue University Global, poised to emerge as a distinguished leader in the psychiatric nursing field. Ms. Blystone’s dedication to health and equity finds its roots in her upbringing. As a first-generation Haitian American who grew up with family members with mental health issues, she possesses a profound and personal connection to the population she currently serves. This connection fuels her passion for ensuring that underserved individuals receive the care and attention they deserve within the realm of mental health. Her unique background and dedication to underrepresented populations position her as a future leader and advocate, dedicated to the cause of mental health equity for all.

Prior to embarking on her PMHNP, she made significant contributions in the field of psychiatric nursing at Woodmont Hospital. In this capacity, she gained extensive exposure to the intricacies of mental health care for both adults and adolescents, providing her with invaluable insights into the distinctive challenges encountered by patients and their families.