Dr. Amy Johnson, DNP, FNP-C was raised on a beef cattle and sheep farm in a rural area of Virginia. She holds degrees in Animal Science degree from Virginia Tech, Emergency Health Services-Paramedicine and Nursing from Jefferson College of Health Sciences and she completed her BSN at Radford University followed by her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Radford University in 2013. Her graduate research was in raising awareness of agricultural injuries and preventing on-farm accidents. She is a certified Agri-Safe Provider and has been recognized as an Agri-Safe Nurse Scholar. She currently works as a Family Nurse Practitioner for Centra Medical Group and precepts NP and PA students from several degree programs. She serves as President of Bedford County Farm Bureau, Medical Advisor to the Board of Directors of Moneta Rescue Squad and serves on the Medical Executive Committee for Bedford Memorial Hospital. She has been recognized as Advanced Practice Provider of the Year for Bedford Memorial Hospital, Lady Leader for Virginia Farm Bureau, Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Distinguished Nurse Practitioner Award, the “Culture of Yes” Award from Centra Medical Group for her leadership in her organization, profession and community, and the Outstanding Woman in Agriculture from the Virginia farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee. She is an active member of the American Farm Bureau Federation Grassroots Outreach (GO) Team, the Virginia AgrAbility Advisory Council, the Farm Stress Task Force for Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Farm Safety Advisory Committee for Virginia Farm Bureau. She lives with her husband and two children on their family farm where they produce small grains, row crops and stocker cattle.