Dan Lovinaria, DNP, MBA, APRN, CRNA is an APSF Social Media Ambassador, Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Nurse Anesthesia Program. He is a practicing nurse anesthetist at Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dan’s areas of interest focus on opioid sparing/free anesthesia, substance abuse disorders, and diversity in nurse anesthesia. He was the Past President of the Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA) and currently is MANA’s State Peer Advisor for over 1700 Minnesota members. Dan is presently serving as the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Communications Committee Chairperson for the past four and is a board member of the Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program, encouraging and mentoring critical care nurses to invest their future career in nurse anesthesia.
Dan is an avid lifestyle photographer, medical media consulting, modeling, foodie, and traveling. He lives in Minneapolis, MN. Connect with Dan through Facebook, Twitter @Dan_Lovinaria, and Instagram @danlovinaria.