Jonas Scholar Directory

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Margarett Alexandre


Dr. Margarett Alexandre is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing at CUNY York College. She holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Nursing with concentration in administration and education from Adelphi University. She earned her doctoral degree from the CUNY Graduate Center, where she also earned the distinction of being a Jonas Scholar.…

Carissa Alinat ,RN, CLC

University of South Florida

Carissa Alinat is a BS-PhD student in the Dual Oncology and Adult Gerontology track at the University of South Florida. She was admitted into the doctoral program immediately after completing a second-degree accelerated BS in Nursing program at USF in 2012. Upon admission, she was awarded a one-year university graduate fellowship, and toward the end of her first year, she was also awarded a graduate teaching assistantship, as well as a research assistantship.…

Micheal Allen ,ONS, BSN

Uniformed Services University

I am currently enrolled at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) pursing a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. My short term clinical interests are in screening and health promotion with increasing screening in the primary care setting. My long term interests are in Pediatrics specifically Hematology and Oncology with the goal of becoming certified as a Oncology Nurse Practitioner.…

Rachel Allen , MSN, PMHNP-BC, RN

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Rachel Allen is a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). After graduating from Thomas Jefferson University with her BSN, she began her nursing career in the Neuroscience ICU at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her experience in the Neuroscience ICU nurtured a respect and intrigue for the brain-behavior connection as well as healthcare ethics, and ultimately led her to complete her MSN at the University of Pennsylvania.…

Kacy Allen-Bryant ,RN

University of Kentucky

Kacy Allen-Bryant is a PhD student in the University of Kentucky’s College of Nursing. Her research interest is workplace tobacco use-related policies. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing, Master’s of Science degree in Nursing, Master’s of Public Health degree, and Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Kentucky. As part of her doctoral studies, she’s been a Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing fellow.…

Sallie Allgood , MS, RN

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Sallie Allgood is a Ph.D. student in Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests include examining evidence-based interventions to improve health behaviors and identifying which components of these interventions help individuals improve their health and wellness. She is also interested in the role of Community Health Workers (CHW) to deliver these interventions.…

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Bankole Aluko , BSN, RN

University of Missouri-St. Louis

I am Bankole Aluko. I migrated from Nigeria into the United States in the year 2008. On getting into the US, I started working at a State facility as developmental assistant caring for people with physical disability. This gives me motivation and passion to go into nursing in order to learn, give holistic and competent care to people and the community as a whole.…

Lisa Alvarez , MSN, RN, FNP-BC

University of San Diego

Short-term goals include attending the PhD nursing program at University of San Diego and graduate in three years. After graduation, initiate and participate in clinical trials for advancement in cardiology to promote my hospital as the best community heart center in the South Bay. Long-term goals include developing a continuum from inpatient to outpatient pathway for heart failure patients.…

Uchechi Amajuoyi

George Washington University

Paul Ambrefe , Jr. MSN, RN, FNP-C

Vanderbilt University

Paul Ambrefe has worked in adult intensive care as a staff nurse both in neurological and post-surgical settings. He currently works in a retail healthcare clinic in Nashville as a Family Nurse Practitioner and as a full-time faculty member with Belmont University School of Nursing along with adjunct work with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. He is currently enrolled as a Ph.D.…

Yasmine Amin

Samuel Merritt University

I was born at UCSF and have lived in the Bay Area. I attended SFSU for my undergraduate and graduated in 2006. I worked at UCSF afterwards and did some research where I was a co-author on a publication in 2008. I went off to nursing school via a MEPN program where then I received my MSN at USD.…

Marie Amma , MSN, RN

Florida International University

PRESENTATIONS Francine Gomberg Research Day, Poster presentation, Lee Memorial Health Systems, 2012. Implemented the PUPS team, (Pressure Ulcer Prevention Surveillance) in the ICU. Practice was changed in the ICU per EBP research, data collected for one year. Community Involvement Sigma Theta TauAACNChamberlain College of Nursing Honor Society Quality Council Co-chair Gulf Coast Community ICU Committee for Continued Patient Safety and Progress GCMCNon Academic- Professional University of Miami 1991-1998-Surgical Transplant ICU staff/charge nurseÿ Attended an International Transplant seminar, Washington D.C.…

Olivia Ampiah-Bonney

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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April Ancheta , BS, RN

Columbia University

April J. Ancheta is a first-year PhD student at Columbia University. April’s current research focus is LGBTQ health disparities, specifically healthcare needs across the lifespan and promotion of healthy behaviors. April plans to become part of The Program for the Study of LGBT Health at Columbia. She also has previous experience conducting research on high energy drinks.…

Alison Anderson , MSN, ANP-BC, NP-C

Vanderbilt University

After graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2005 with a Masters in Nursing Science, Alison has practiced as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in a variety of settings. The majority of her work experience has involved treating patients with painful conditions. She currently works with a specialist seeing complicated patients with fibromyalgia and rheumatological conditions.…

Ashley Anderson , MPH, RN

Idaho State University

I am currently attending Idaho State University where I am working on my PhD of nursing. I previously earned a Bachelor of Nursing from Weber State University, and a Master of Public Health from George Washington University. Over the past 9 years I have worked in various nursing roles including the ER, PACU, ICU, Infection Prevention, and Quality Improvement.…

Lindsay Anderson , MS, PMHCNS-BC

University of Minnesota

Lindsay Anderson is currently a 3rd year PhD student in Nursing at the University of Minnesota. She has a strong interest in youth mental health promotion through the use of integrative therapies. Currently practicing as a Child/Adolescent Clinical Nurse Specialist at the Wilder Foundation in St. Paul, Lindsay is dedicated to serving inner-city youth with mental health concerns.…

Rebecca Ann Andrews ,ANP

Vanderbilt University

I am a new graduate from Gwynedd-Mercy College, where completed a majority of collegiate studies and was also a Graduate Assistant. I have a passion for education, both as a student and teacher. A majority of my RN nursing practice has been focused on improving mental health care, and assisting individuals who struggle with drug and alcohol addiction.…

Kimberly Angelini , WHNP-BC, RN

Boston College

Kimberly J. Angelini, BSN-RN, WHNP-BC is an MS/PhD student at Boston College. She is currently a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Kim works as a staff nurse on the in-patient transplantation unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. She serves on the board of directors for ANA Massachusetts and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Chi chapter, the Society of Urological Nurses and Associates (SUNA) and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).…

Debbie Anglade

University of Miami