Dr. Prem Paul Nathenson has been proponent of professional nursing organizations which is exemplified by his involvement with the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) which began in the mid-1990s. He served as both president and president elect of that organization, he has also been a conference chairperson and health policy committee chairperson. He is a recipient of the President’s award and the distinguished service award both from ARN. After working in rehabilitation and long-term care for more than 20 years, Prem decided on a new career path and went back to school to become a nurse practitioner. He works in a clinic called Simple Path Health & Wellness with his wife Nancy. In addition to his clinic work Prem teaches full time in the graduate nursing program at Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska.