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Ann M. Leonhardt Caprio, N.P.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2530

Fax: (585) 756-5189

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Biography

Ann Leonhardt-Caprio, DNP, is the Program Coordinator of the University of Rochester Comprehensive Stroke Center at Strong Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Rochester. She received undergraduate degrees in nursing at the University of Pittsburgh, and Master of Science and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from the University of Rochester. She joined the UR stroke team as a nurse practitioner in 2006, as a clinical nurse practitioner. She assumed the role of Program Coordinator in 2011 and in 2013 led efforts to achieve the hospital’s certification as a Joint Commission/AHA Comprehensive Stroke Center. Ann’s professional interests include stroke care of older adults, transitions of care, interprofessional education, and process improvement. She is an active member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as part of the Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Council, and a passionate AHA volunteer. She is also active in the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, serving as an abstract reviewer for their annual conference and content reviewer for their professional journal. Ann’s other professional memberships include the American Academy of Neurology, Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society, and the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State.

Professional Background

Ann Leonhardt-Caprio, DNP, is the Program Coordinator of the University of Rochester Comprehensive Stroke Center at Strong Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Rochester. She received undergraduate degrees in nursing at the University of Pittsburgh, and Master of Science and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from the University of Rochester. She joined the UR stroke team as a nurse practitioner in 2006, as a clinical nurse practitioner. She assumed the role of Program Coordinator in 2011 and in 2013 led efforts to achieve the hospital’s certification as a Joint Commission/AHA Comprehensive Stroke Center. Dr. Leonhardt-Caprio’s professional interests include stroke care of older adults, transitions of care, interprofessional education, and process improvement. She is an active member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as part of the Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Council, and a passionate AHA volunteer. She is also active in the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, serving as an abstract reviewer for their annual conference and content reviewer for their professional journal. Dr. Leonhardt-Caprio’s other professional memberships include the American Academy of Neurology, Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society, and the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Nurse Practitioner-Adult Health - American Nurses Credentialing Center

Education

1997
| University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

1998
| University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

2006
NP | University of Rochester School of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner

Awards

2020 - Present
Fellow of the American Heart Association
Sponsor: American Heart Association

2014
Community Leader Inductee
Sponsor: Sigma Theta Tau
Location: Rochester, NY

2006
Academy of Medicine Nursing Award
Sponsor: Rochester Academy of Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/2014
Pearce LA, McClure LA, Anderson DC, Jacova C, Sharma M, Hart RG, Benavente OR, . "Effects of long-term blood pressure lowering and dual antiplatelet treatment on cognitive function in patients with recent lacunar stroke: a secondary analysis from the SPS3 randomised trial." The Lancet. Neurology.. 2014 Dec 0; 13(12):1177-85. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

3/2014
Elkind MS, Luna JM, McClure LA, Zhang Y, Coffey CS, Roldan A, Del Brutto OH, Pretell EJ, Pettigrew LC, Meyer BC, Tapia J, White C, Benavente OR. "C-reactive protein as a prognostic marker after lacunar stroke: levels of inflammatory markers in the treatment of stroke study." Stroke.. 2014 Mar 0; 45(3):707-16. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

8/10/2013
, Benavente OR, Coffey CS, Conwit R, Hart RG, McClure LA, Pearce LA, Pergola PE, Szychowski JM. "Blood-pressure targets in patients with recent lacunar stroke: the SPS3 randomised trial." Lancet.. 2013 Aug 10; 382(9891):507-15. Epub 2013 May 29.

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