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Robert Whitehurst, CRNA  is 1997 graduate of East Carolina University School of Nursing (BSN) and a 2004 graduate of Duke University School of Nursing (MSN). He is the President of Advanced Anesthesia Solutions, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists practice providing anesthesia services to a variety of outpatient practices. Mr Whitehurst is also the Chairperson for the North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists Political Action Committee. He is passionate about patient access to high quality anesthesia care. He is happily married to Amy Whitehurst. They have 4 children. In his spare time Mr Whitehurst enjoys hanging out with his family and playing tennis with friends.