Jonas Scholar Directory


Kwame Wiredu-Mensah, , RN, MSN

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Doctor of Nursing Practice student at Fairleigh Dickinson University New Jersey, I have practiced as a staff nurse on a medical-surgical unit for five years and as a nurse leader in an inpatient medical-surgical/oncology and hemodialysis unit for five years. Currently, I function as the Administrative Nurse Manager in an ambulatory care setting comprising of internal medicine and pediatrics.…

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Dora Wischik, , MSN RN-BC

Yale University

Dora Lendvai Wischik, RN was recently accepted to pursue her doctorate education in Nursing Science at Yale University’s School of Nursing under the mentorship of Robin Whittemore, RN FAAN. Dora has worked as a research nurse and study coordinator for national, VA-funded clinical trials at the West Los Angeles Healthcare system since 2014. Prior to her full-time engagement in research, she has worked as a bedside nurse at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.…

Denise Kelsey Wishner, ,PHN, CLC, CCM

University of California-San Francisco

Ms. Wishner has completed the second year of the UCSF Nursing Doctoral program and is writing her qualification exams. Her field of study and dissertation focuses on a critical component of quality palliative care – how well clinicians honor patients’ pre-stated wishes for their end-of-life. Ms. Wishner brings to her work an array of experiences that provide a solid base to her work and support her ability to achieve her educational goals and become a leader in her area of study.…

Jennifer Withall, , MS, RN

Molloy College

Jennifer Withall is currently pursuing her PhD in nursing, with concentrations in health policy, leadership, and research at Molloy College, in Rockville Centre, NY. She earned her AAS in nursing at Ulster Community College, while simultaneously pursuing her BS in organizational leadership and communication at Marist College. She continued her education at SUNY New Paltz, where she completed her MS in nursing, with a concentration in adult health.…

Danielle Wofford, , BSN, RN

Arizona State University

Danielle Wofford, R.N. is an E.R. nurse and a PhD student at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University. Danielle’s current research centers on understanding health disparities and exploring the concept of wellness in refugee populations. She has experience with refugees both locally and internationally. Prior to ASU, Danielle served as an educator, volunteer and international aid nurse in Egypt, Haiti, Kenya, and Belgium (to name a few places).…

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Emory University

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Robyn Wojeck, , MSN, FNP-C, APRN

Duke University

Robyn Wojeck earned her BSN from the University of Miami in 2014 and her MSN from Vanderbilt University in 2015. While at the University of Miami, she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as well as Mortar Board Honor Society. During her nursing studies, she was selected for the VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) program where she began working with veterans living with multiple chronic diseases.…

Alexander Wolf, ,CCRN

University of Virginia

I have been a registered nurse since graduating with my BSN from the Loretto Heights School of Nursing at Regis University in 2010. In three years of clinical practice as a registered nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Denver Health, I founded the hospital’s ICU Delirium Journal Club and worked on several quality improvement team projects, including the development of the hospital’s “Sepsis Alert” protocol in 2013.…

Ian Wolfe, , BA, RN, CCRN

University of Minnesota

I am currently a PhD student in the nursing department at the University of Minnesota. In addition to my PhD work I am pursuing MA degree in the center for bioethics. I have worked in burn and pediatric intensive care units. In addition to nursing, I completed a bachelor’s degree in philosophy with a focus on illness and relational ethics.…

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Jerome U. Wray, MPH, MS, RN, CNS

University of Cincinnati

Crystal Wright

University of Virginia

Lauren Wright, , RN

University of South Florida

My name is Lauren, a 25 year old Nurse Practitioner and PhD student at the University of South with a focus in psychoneuroimmunology. I am passionate about preventative health in the global community and utilization of integrative medicine to improve health outcomes. The opportunity to further my education came in the form of an invitation to study abroad in India for four weeks with the support of the Benjamin A.…

Salena Wright-Brown

Duquesne University

I am currently pursuing PhD in Nursing at Duquesne University. I have worked for the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in a variety of Advanced Practice and leadership roles, including as APN in Emergency Department, Cardiac Evaluation clinics and Occupational Health and as the Manager for the Clinical Support Section. Currently I am the Associate Director, Patient Care Services at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks and detailed to the G.V.…

Linden Wu


Linden Wu earned her PhD ’19, MSN ’19, BSN ’14 at the University of Pittsburgh. Her dissertation examined the relationship among cyber dating abuse, binge drinking and emotion dysregulation. She has expanded her nursing research skills through receipt of multiple fellowships supported by the National Institute of Health, a fellowship with the GetWellNetwork’s O’Neil Center focusing on patient engagement using technologic tools, a fellowship with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Feinstein Patient Safety Fellowship, participation in federally-funded research studies with well-established mentors, and presentations at the local, state, national, and international levels.…

Kerry Wulpern, ,BSN

University of Michigan-Flint

Kerry Wulpern has completed two years of a four year program at the University of Michigan at Flint, planning to graduate May 2016 receiving an Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate of Nursing Practice degrees. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Norwich University in 2010. She currently works on a step down cardiology unit at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.…

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Renee Wynn, CRNP, MSN, WHNP-BC

Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing

Jiayun Xu

Johns Hopkins

Sherry Yamamoto, , MS, RN, CCRN

University of California-San Francisco

Sherry L. Yamamoto is a doctoral student at the University of California San Francisco with a focus on health policy and palliative care. Her interest in health policy stems from her extensive clinical background that traverses the life spectrum, from labor and delivery to critical care. She believes that nurses have the knowledge, strength, and expertise to contribute to rational and effective policy making that affects our health care system and individual health.…

Teresa Yambo

Rush University

Kamla Yancy, ,ACLS, TNCC, BLS

Wayne State University

Kamla Yancy is a retired Chief Master Sargent in the United States Air Force. Ms. Yancy received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan, and a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree from Rochester College, Rochester, Michigan and an Associate’s Degree of Allied Health from the Community College of the Air Force.…