DNP, ANP-BC, CDE, FAANP
Caroline Trapp is director of diabetes education and care with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She is also a nurse practitioner specializing in the care of people with diabetes at Premier Internists, a division of the Millennium Medical Group, P.C., in Southfield, Mich.
As the Physicians Committee’s director of diabetes education and care, Trapp manages a variety of diabetes prevention and reversal initiatives, including the development and distribution of resources for consumers and health care providers. She has collaborated with a number of Native American organizations to address the food-related epidemic of type 2 diabetes. She has also produced materials including a DVD and recipe booklet (available at www.ThePowerPlate.org) that were “Favorably Reviewed” by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Trapp was awarded Oakland University’s Nightingale Award for Education and Research in 2012 and inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2013.
Trapp received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her Masters of Science in community health nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She is board certified in adult primary care, advanced diabetes management, and diabetes education. She has worked with people with diabetes for more than 20 years and continues to see patients one day a week.