Nurse Barb AwardsNurse Barb Dehn has received numerous awards and accolades for her work as a Nurse Practitioner, author and advocate for improved healthcare as well as for her work in philanthropy, corporate initiatives, and within the Silicon Valley community. As a Nurse Practitioner, media personality, and in-demand national speaker, she is often approached to collaborate on passion projects and programs that are close to her heart.

Below are a few of her awards of great distinction that she is particularly proud of.


Barb was awarded an Inspirations in Women’s Health Award from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


Nurse Practitioners (NP) are dedicated to bridging the gaps in healthcare to meet the needs of patients in California. NPs, working independently and in collaboration with physicians, diagnose and manage acute and chronic conditions, prescribe medications, educate and counsel patients on healthcare issues.

California Association for Nurse Pracitioners

The California Association of Nurse Practitioners (CANP) honored Barb as The Nurse Practitioner of Distinction for 2008! She received the award at the annual conference in San Diego in March. Barb is a proud member of CANP.
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Top 30 Nursing Blogs

Barb’s blog is a Top 30 Nursing Blog.

Nursing Degree org

The blog is also a top 50 nursing blog from

North American Menopause Society

Barb is a certified member of the North American Menopause Society and won the Media Award for her book, The Hot Guide to a Cool Sexy Menopause.