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Marysol Cacciata, , MSN, RN, CCRN-K

University of California-Irvine

I am in my first year of PhD Nursing Science program at the University of California, Irvine. My research interest is on the physiological and psychological effects of exergaming among adult patients with heart failure. I have a Master of Science in Nursing, Leadership concentration and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Currently, I am the nursing research coordinator of a community hospital.…

Billy Caceres, ,AGPCNP-BC, RN-BC

New York University

I am currently a part-time student in New York University’s (NYU) PhD in Nursing Research & Theory Development but will be completing my degree full-time as of fall 2014. I previously received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Media Studies, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in the Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, all from New York University.…

Kathleen Paco Cadman, , MSN, RN, RAC-CT, CNE

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

I am a second year PhD student in Nursing Education and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. As a Registered Nurse my professional background is in global health. I have worked/lived in Guatemala, Honduras, India, Nepal, and China, done research in various regions of Africa, and traveled to 127 countries (so far). After completing my Masters of Nursing Education in 2012, I became a full time Assistant Professor of Nursing at Weber State University, where I currently teach undergraduate research and community health courses, as well as lead the WSU Interdisciplinary Global Health and Development Team.…

Courtney Caiola

Duke University

Paula Cairns, , MSN, RN

University of South Florida

Paula Cairns is a first-year MS-PhD student at the University of South Florida. She was admitted into the doctoral program immediately after completing a Master of Science Nursing Education program at USF in 2015. Ms. Cairns’ initial research experience began at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in the area of stem cell transplant research. Since 2011, she has worked as a Nurse Researcher with her mentor Dr.…

Maan Isabella Cajita

Johns Hopkins University

Ms. Cajita is a BSN-PhD student who graduated with high academic honors from University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds ANCC certifications in Cardiac-Vascular Nursing and Gerontological Nursing. She worked as a staff nurse on a Tele/Vent unit in a Magnet hospital in Illinois prior to moving to Baltimore. She is passionate about using nursing research to improve cardiovascular disease management practices, especially in the elderly population.

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Jovon Caldwell Taylor, MSN-ED, RN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Georgia State University School of Nursing

Kelly Calkins, , MSN, RN, CCRN

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

I received my Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2001) and my Masters of Science in Nursing as a Nurse Educator (2014) from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. I currently attend the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s PhD program. During my nursing career I have worked on a cardiac, pulmonary, renal floor, Intensive Care Unit, and Post Anesthesia Care Unit.…

Lindsey Camp, , BSN, RN

Baylor University

My pursuit of a career in nursing came from a desire to choose a profession that would give me the skills and opportunities to have personal interaction with people and an opportunity to improve lives through healthcare. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a BSN in 2011, I embarked on an adventure to a developing country for a 2-year mission trip through a faith-based organization.…

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Megan Campbell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

University of Kansas

I am in the BSN to DNP program at the University of Kansas in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty. My clinical practice interests are rather broad, as I am interested in preventive healthcare and wellness promotion, women’s health, vulnerable populations, and mental health. While this is a broad listing I firmly believe there is a great deal of overlap amongst these areas, and that the FNP is in a position to frequently encounter all of these areas.…

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Molly Campbell, , BSN RN

Oregon Health and Science University

Molly Campbell is a PhD student in the School of Nursing at Oregon Health and Science University. Her research focus is on the potential for coercion and racial bias in the provision of family planning services. Through a reproductive justice lens, Ms. Campbell seeks to critically examine how the construction of race and power relations have shaped past and present reproductive health policy in the United States.…

Benjamin Canha

University of Maryland

Cinzia Caparso, , BSN, RN

Wayne State University

Currently, I am enrolled in my second year at Wayne State University in the BSN to PhD program. My area of interest is to identify the psychological risk factors of adolescents and young adults who has a parent with End-Stage Cancer. I received my BSN from Oakland University in 2013 and I have worked at Beaumont Health System in the adult oncology unit for two years and continue to work as a contingent employee while being a full-time student.…

Rachel Cardosa, ,RN, MSN

Grand Valley State University

Rachel Cardosa graduated from Ferris State University in 2006 with her BSN, Wayne State University in 2012 with MSN in community health nursing, and enrolled in Grand Valley State University DNP Adult and Older Adult Nurse Practitioner track in 2012. Her career goals emphasize care of adults and older adults. She desires to transform health care through inter-professional collaboration, policy advocacy, patient-centered care, and quality and safety initiatives, all focused on transitional care.…

Sarah Caro, , MS, RN

The Catholic University of America

Twenty years in the nursing profession providing nursing care to clients in the acute care and community setting. Experience providing clinical guidance and instruction to nursing students during adult health clinical rotation. Visiting clinical nursing instructor with experience teaching NURS 356 & NURS 360C, foundations and adult health clinical, and didactic teaching experience for NURS347 Health Assessment Across a Lifespan, NURS333 Professional Nursing II: Issues, and NURS 480 Nursing & Healthcare VII: Adult Health and Complex Illness for baccalaureate nursing students with Towson University.…

Kayla Carr, , MSN, RN, FNP-C

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Kayla Carr is a PhD in Nursing student at the University of Mississippi School of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences. Her research interests include adolescent decision-making and school-based behavioral health and risk reduction interventions for rural adolescents. As an undergraduate student, Carr received a Barksdale Exploratory Research Funds award and completed research on the feasibility and community perceptions of SBHCs in rural communities as part of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors program.…

Lisa Carroll, , PhD(c), MSN, RN

Widener University

Lisa Carroll is a graduate of the Chester County Hospital School of Nursing and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Immaculata University. Lisa’s nursing practice included medical-surgical and oncology nursing. After receiving her Masters Degree in Nursing from West Chester University, she began her work in nursing education. Presently, she is a member of the nursing faculty at Immaculata University.…

Rebecca Carron

University of Colorado Denver (Wyoming)

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Sara Cartee, BSN, RN, CPN

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Eileen J. Carter

Columbia University

Mira Castaneda, ,NE-NC, RAC-CT

California State University Long Beach

My name is Mira Castaneda. I obtained my Masters of Science in Nursing at University of Phoenix in 2009. I obtained my certificate on Nurse Excellence at ANCC. I have worked at VALB from 2006 as a Nurse Manager and was recently promoted as a Chief of Patient Care Services in Geriatric , Rehabilitation , Medicine and Extended Care Group of VA Long Beach.…

Lori Catalano, ,CCNS, PCCN

Indiana University

Lori Catalano, JD, MSN, CCNS, PCCN is an assistant professor of clinical nursing at the University of Cincinnati. She received her BSN from UC in 1999, after which she worked as a charge nurse on cardiac step-down units both in Cincinnati and in Columbus, Ohio. She also worked as a travel nurse for two years, working around the nation.…

Kenrick Cato

Columbia University

Christine Catts, , MSN, RN, NNP-BC

Thomas Jefferson University

Christine received her BSN from The College of New Jersey and her MSN in perinatal/neonatal nurse practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently enrolled at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Nursing, pursuing her DNP. Christine has worked as a neonatal nurse practitioner in NJ at Virtua Health for the past twenty one years, the last four years as part of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Newborn Care Network.…

Naomi Cazeau, , MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP

Teachers College (EdD Scholars)

Naomi’s career began in 2001 as an Associates-prepared RN on the adult hematology/oncology unit at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. Over her 6 years at HUMC, she fostered relationships with uniquely skilled and caring nurse colleagues, nurse practitioners, and nurse managers that left an indelible influence on her to constantly improve her own skills and to advance her education.…

Michelle Chan

University of California-Irvine

Michelle Chan is currently pursuing her doctoral degree from the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests include stress, cardiovascular disease, genetics, and health technology. Michelle’s proposed research involves examining the influences of health technology on self-management and health literacy in people with chronic illnesses. Michelle completed her undergraduate degree in nursing at UC Irvine where she researched the associations between stress, genetics, social environment, physical health, and mental health, which initiated her interest in pursuing graduate studies.…

Shanshan Chanatry, , RN, BSN

New York University

Shanshan Chanatry completed her BSN at the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas. While in Arkansas, she earned multiple distinctions in recognition of her commitment to excellence in nursing care and completed her studies at the top five percentile of her class. She currently resides in Manhattan where she practices full-time as a RN.…

Ariana Chao


Suzanne Chaplik

University of Utah

Darla Chapman, ,RN

University of Washington

I am a registered nurse with nearly 20 years of professional nursing experience across many health care settings including acute care, home health and hospice, ambulatory care, and clinical research. For the last past 15 years I have worked within the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) and the Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) in Seattle.…

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Monalesia Chapman, , RN, MSN

University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Monalesia Chapman is a PhD student in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Monalesia has worked in the nursing profession for 24 years with experience in medical-surgical, oncology, and staff development. She received her Master of Nursing from UNC-Greensboro, after completing her undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill. Monalesia has been employed at the Durham VA Healthcare System in Durham, NC for 16 years.…

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Jade Chatman, , BSN, RN

University of Louisville

Jade is a first-generation college graduate from Louisville, Kentucky. In 2015, she earned her BSN with Honors from UofL. While completing her BSN, she was involved in a research study about the relationship of sociodemographic characteristics with depression, anxiety, and stress in African American adults with T2DM as a School of Nursing Undergraduate Research Scholar. She presented undergraduate student posters in 2015 at an Undergraduate Research Symposium and Midwest Nursing Research Society conference.…

Eduardo C. Chavez

University of Texas- Austin

Shu Wen Cheng, , RN, BSN, CCRN

University of Kansas

I was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. I was the fifth of six children. I had a natural interest in foreign places and peoples. To this end, I pursued and obtained a degree in Japanese Language and Culture and worked for an international company. Some years after I began my working life my mother was diagnosed with cancer.…

Kayla Chesley, ,RN

North Dakota State University

My name is Kayla Chesley and I was born in raised in a rural town in North Dakota (Enderlin). Enderlin is located about 45 minutes south west of Fargo. I am currently a DNP student at NDSU, where I am working on a dissertation that focuses on improving mental health. I have worked as an RN in the following areas: intensive care, cardiac cath lab, and hospice.…

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Kristy M. Chester, MSN, BSN, RN, MBA

University of Delaware School of Nursing

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Laurel Chiaramonte, , MSN, MBA, RN, ACNS-BC

University of New Mexico

Passionate, change-minded, and a born leader, Laurel Chiaramonte spends her life in the service of others as an officer and nurse in the United States military. Just out of high school, she joined the Air Force as a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy. Recognizing her innate leadership abilities and love of selfless service, the Air Force sent Ms.…

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Elizabeth Choa, MS, RN

Yale University

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Fatemeh Choupani

University of Missouri-St. Louis

I’m a full time student in the BSN-PhD program and on track to graduate in Spring 2020. . In the last two years of PhD study, every course and class project have allow me to further understanding the foundational role of the behavioral intervention in prevention and managing chronic disease from further events. One of my class project is about the effect of socioeconomic and eating habit behavior on BMI was accepted for podium presentation at the council’s 2018 state of science congress in nursing research in Washington, DC September (2018).…

Monika Cintulova, , BSN, RN

University of Miami

Monika Cintulova, BSN, RN is a graduate student at University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies currently pursuing her PhD in Nursing. Monika graduated with highest honors from Miami Dade College School of Nursing where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and BSN Honor Society. As an undergraduate student and the recipient of a Florida Blue Foundation Scholarship Monika worked as a Research Assistant at University of Miami under the mentorship of senior nursing faculty scientists associated with UM SONHS Center of Excellence for Health Disparities: El Centro.…

Rose Cirilo

Florida Atlantic University

Rose M. Cirilo, RN, BSN, MSN, received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. She is currently attending FAU and pursuing a PhD in nursing. She possesses over 20 years of nursing experience in the areas of pediatrics, medical-surgical, obstetrics, orthopedics, ambulatory surgery, telemetry, and behavioral health.…

Claudinise Civil, , RN,BSN

Florida International University

I am Claudinise Civil. I am from Haiti and I moved to the U.S in April 2010. I am a caring and loyal person. I have always wanted to be a health care provider since I was in high school. Therefore,I pursued the noble career of nursing in 2012. I graduated from FIU with my Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in April, 2014.…

Kali Clark (Dayton), BSN, RN

University of Utah

After serving as a Medical Care Specialist Missionary in El Salvador and Belize for 18 months, Kali entered the world of Intensive Care medicine as an RN. She worked in the Medical Surgical ICU at LDS hospital for 2.5 years and was a travel ICU RN in Maine, Washington D.C., and Washington State. She currently on the ICU Float Pool for Intermountain Health Care in various hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley.…

Letitia Close, ,ACNP-BC, RN

Case Western Reserve University

I am a PhD student at Case Western Reserve University and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at Cleveland Clinic Foundation where I work in the Surgical ICU. At the Cleveland Clinic I have worked on the Flight Team where I continue to collaborate and develop protocols. I obtained my masters degree from University of Michigan and bachelors from Syracuse University.…

Manuel Co Jr.

Columbia University

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Zhanette Coffee, MSN, FNP-C, APRN, RN, PHN

University of Arizona

Tammy Cohen Fetterman, ,ANCC

New York University

I am currently enrolled in the DNP program at NYU. After completing my Master’s of Arts in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at NYU in 2002 , I have been in pursuit of many avenues to remain stimulated intellectually, as well as keeping current in the issues and trends in nursing and healthcare. I have attended many conferences throughout the years in my field, been a part of academia in the role of adjunct faculty, published in the field of psychiatric nursing, maintained membership in professional organizations, and been a presenter of many podium presentations.…

Francine Colas, , BSN, RN, CCM

Florida International University

Francine Colas earned a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing degree at Florida International University in 2013 and is currently enrolled there in the BSN to PhD program. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society. Francine has worked for the past 5 years as a nurse care coordinator for children with special health care needs, and most recently, she has been coordinating care for children diagnosed with sickle-cell disease and/or HIV.…

Kisha C. Coleman

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Elizabeth Coll, ,ACNP

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

I am a full-time PhD student at Rutgers University and I am nearly finished my DNP degree, as well. I am an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specializing in the treatment of acute and chronic vein disease for the last 10 years. I decided to pursue both my DNP and my PhD because I am a clinician who wants to teach and research and contribute to the science of my field while providing evidence-based care.…

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Nicole Colline, , MSN, APRN

Sacred Heart University

In 2004 I graduated with a BSN degree from Quinnipiac University. During my studies, I was a board member of the Quinnipiac Student Nurses Society and attended national meetings. I received the Peer Recognition in Nursing Leadership Award acknowledging my future potential in nursing leadership. After graduating with my BSN, I enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Quinnipiac, graduating in 2007 with a MSN-FNP degree.…

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah

Johns Hopkins

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Julie Conboy Russo, , MS,RN,QCP

Molloy College

Upon completion of my Master’s program at Molloy College in 1992, I believed was “educationally complete” and would never go back to school, however that viewpoint has changed. Having worked in long term care for the past twenty years, as a leader and visionary, I believe I have the tools to impact practice. The delivery of health care, the nursing curriculum in colleges and universities and the quality and preparation of newly licensed nurses are changing.…

Eileen Condon, ,FNP-BC

Yale University

Eileen Condon graduated from Villanova University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. During her time at Villanova, she was a recipient of the Villanova University Presidential Scholarship, a 4 year full tuition academic award. She also traveled as an American Council Fellow to St. Luke’s International Medical Center in Tokyo, Japan, where she conducted a qualitative research study that was later published in Nursing Education Perspectives.…

Danielle Conklin

New York University

Danielle Conklin MS, NP-P, PMHNP-BC is a psychiatric nurse practitioner in private practice at Union Square Practice in NYC. She received her Master’s of Science Degree from New York University in advanced practice psychiatric mental health nursing.
Her graduate clinical experiences include working with children and adolescents at the Bellevue Hospital Center’s psychiatric emergency program and the child and adolescent psychiatric day treatment program.…

Cherie Conley, , MHS, BSN

Duke University

My career in health care has spanned over 15 years and has included working as a community health educator in Baltimore, managing chronic disease prevention programs for corporate audiences in the Southern United States, researching women’s health in Zimbabwe, and studying and participating in health policy formation in Venezuela and Raleigh. For the past 10 years, I have worked as a registered nurse in the cardiovascular unit of various hospitals around the country.…

Samantha Conley, ,FNP-BC, RN

Yale University

Samantha Conley is a currently enrolled the PhD program at Yale University School of Nursing. Her research interest is focused on symptom management and she is writing her dissertation on symptom clusters in adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Previous to attending Yale she received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in nursing and her master’s degree from University of Michigan in community health nursing/family nurse practitioner.…

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Angela Cooper, , MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

The Catholic University of America

Angela Y. Cooper, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, is currently a Ph.D. student at The Catholic University of America, School of Nursing. Her research interest is chronic pain management with a focus on opioid safety in the veteran population. Her academic preparation includes; Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Maryland, Master of Science in nursing education from Howard University College of Nursing, and a post-master’s certificate in adult nurse practitioner from the Uniformed Services University.…

Arlen D. Cooper

University of Southern Mississippi

Norlissa Cooper

University of California-San Francisco

My name is Norlissa Cooper and I will be attending UCSF School of Nursing Doctoral program. I am interested in studying harm reduction strategies for the chronic alcoholic population. I received my BSN from the University of Rochester in 2008 and will be a candidate for my MSN (with emphasis in Nursing Education) from Georgetown University in Summer 2014.…

Kristin Corbin, ,FNP-C, RN, PT-C

Georgia College and State University

Kristin is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Georgia College and State University. She graduated cum laude with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Georgia College. Upon graduation, Kristin began her nursing career in the emergency department at Gwinnett Medical Center. Kristin saw firsthand the negative consequences of improper nutrition and a sedentary lifestyle.…

Joy Corcione, ,BLS-ACLS

University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston

I am currently a full time student in the accelerated PhD program in nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing. My clinical practice and relevant work experience is in the area of cardiology. I have worked in intermediate medical units both in cardiac and general medicine at the Texas Medical Center.…

Maria Cordeiro

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Maria Cordeiro is a doctoral candidate and Donald W. Reynolds Scholar with the Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the University of Oklahoma, College of Nursing. Cordeiro earned an ASN from West Georgia College, a BSN from the University of Central Oklahoma, her MS as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of Oklahoma and a post-master’s certificate as an adult/gerontologic Nurse Practitioner from Emory University.…

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Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CHPPN

Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Carrie Cormack is an Assistant Professor at The Medical University of South Carolina. She is the lead Pediatric faculty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the College of Nursing. Dr. Cormack earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, a Master of Science in Nursing degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).…

Helen C. Coronel

Vanderbilt University

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Carissa Corraro, BSN, RN

Fairfield University

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Amy J. Costanzo, PhD, MSN, NPD-BC, RN


Amy Costanzo earned her ADN (magna cum laude, 1996) and BSN (magna cum laude, 1997) from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio where she was inducted into the Omichron Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. She earned an MSN with a concentration in Nursing Administration from the University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, in 2010. She earned her Ph.D.…

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Sharon Coulter, , MSN, RN

Southern University and A&M College

Sharon Coulter is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Allied Health at Southern University and A&M College. She is currently a PhD candidate and alumna of Southern University. Sharon has sixteen years of teaching experience in licensed practical and bachelor’s nursing programs. She has over 10 years of clinical nursing experience. During her career at Southern University, Sharon has served as Course Coordinator, Undergraduate Level III Coordinator, Undergraduate Curriculum Chair, Graduating Seniors’ Advisor, and Assistant University Marshal.…

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Chadwick Council, , BSN, RN

University of Hawaii at Manoa

I am a former medical student with my area of focus being Geriatrics and the homeless. Before and during medical school I worked with the Hawaii Outreach Medical Education (H.O.M.E) Project to provide medical assistance to the various homeless shelters throughout the island. After some time in medical school and seeing first hand how the tide of primary care was shifting away from what initially peaked my interest in healthcare, I decided, after talking with mentors and doing extensive research, that working as a Nurse Practitioner in the area of Gerontology aligned much better with my future goals as a healthcare provider and thus I made the switch to DNP.…

Alicia Craig-Rodriguez

Florida State University

Alicia (Ali) Craig-Rodriguez has over 25 years of leadership experience, including 20 years in the health care field and 16 years in clinical trials management. As a former President and Chief Operating Officer of two nationally recognized clinical research organizations, Ali has been accountable for the operational, regulatory and quality compliance of hundreds of clinical trials in virtually every major therapeutic area, and has led teams in the creation of comprehensive and industry-compliant standard operating procedures, quality management programs, and employee training and development initiatives.…

Mandy Cranney, ,RN

Georgia State University

My name is Mandy Cranney and I began my nursing career in 2003 when I graduated with a BSN from Auburn University. I worked in the med/surg and Endoscopy fields for 10 years. I realized that a more advanced degree was needed if I wanted to move forward. In 2011 I went back to school to pursue a master of science in nursing (MSN).…

Cheryl Creamer

Vanderbilt University

Michele Creamer, , BSN, RN

University of South Florida

Michele Creamer obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the University of South Florida. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of South Florida. She currently works as a Registered Nurse on a Baker Act Unit as well as a Clinical Instructor with the University of South Florida in the Mental Health Field.…

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Amy C.P. Crisp, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN

University of Colorado-Denver

Carol Crisp, ,FNP

University of Colorado, Denver

I am currently enrolled in University of Colorado, Denver in the PhD Nursing tract. I am interested in finding alternative interventions for our Active Duty service woman suffering with Chronic Pelvic Pain and have been researching mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as an intervention. I have completed MBSR training and am currently leading a feasibility study.…

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Isper Crissey, , MSRN

Pace University

I was born and raised in the Philippines and received my Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from University of St. La Salle, Philippines. I came to the United States as a psychiatric nurse at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, GA. I realized the value of further education and worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital while completing my master’s degree at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing.…

Lydia Cristobal, ,LNHA, RN-BC

Yale University

Lydia Alicia Cristobal has 20 years health care experience in various settings, including 15 years in management in long-term care, medical-surgical, cardio-thoracic surgery, emergency care, home health, and ambulatory care. She is board certified in gerontology and a licensed nursing home administrator. Currently, she is an administrative supervisor in Bayonne Medical Center, a 278-bed acute-care hospital in New Jersey.…

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Carrie Cromwell, , MS, CRNA, APRN

The University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing

While completing my undergraduate degree in Nursing from the University of South Florida, I discovered that serving our nation’s veterans would become one of my life’s missions and purposes. I started my career in Veterans Healthcare 14 years ago and am grateful to continue that service to veterans today. I was selected in 2011 as one of four Veterans Health Administration (VHA) nurses nationwide to receive a full sponsorship to attend Northeastern University in the United States Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing.…

Natasha Crooks, ,RN

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Natasha Crooks is a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, School of Nursing. Natasha is apart of the Early Entry PhD program and completed her BS in May 2013 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of Midwest Nursing Research Society, Multicultural Student Nursing Organization and the Equity and Diversity Committee. Natasha has taken on a leadership position in the Undergraduate Multicultural Student Nursing Organization, which is dedicated to improving the experiences of students and care of culturally diverse population across care settings and disciplines.…

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Maria Delia Crosby, , RN

University of Vermont

Maria Delia Crosby is an RN and Doctor of Nursing Practice candidate with a concentration on Adult-Gerontology at the University of Vermont. Born in the Philippines, she trained as a book illustrator with attention to human interest. A grant from international NGOs allowed her to study the trade of book publishing in Amsterdam and became an art director at publishing houses in the Philippines and Canada.…

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Adele Crouch, PhD, RN

Postdoctoral Fellow

I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Indiana University School of Nursing on the Precision Health Initiative (PHI) Grant. I completed my Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Nursing Science in September 2020. My dissertation research focused on the complex symptom of cognitive dysfunction in older breast cancer survivors.

My research interests began to develop during my undergraduate program, in which I had the opportunity as an honors student to work with a team of oncology researchers.…

Beth Croucher, , MS, RN, ACNP-BC

Wright State University

After a number of years in critical care nursing, I was well prepared for advanced practice nursing through completion of the ACNP program at Wright State University. My current clinical practice is primary management of patients in two medical intensive care units, including an oncology specific intensive care unit at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.…

Jolie Crowder, , MSN, RN, CCM

University of Virginia

Jolie Crowder, MSN, RN, CCM is a PhD student at the University of Virginia (UVA). She received her RN diploma from Richmond Memorial School of Nursing, then went on to complete the RN-BSN program at Syracuse University and received her Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Virginia. She graduated from both programs with honors.…

Shana Cureton-McMurray, , MSN, RN

Indiana University-Purdue University (Indianapolis)

I am currently employed as a clinical assistant professor at Indiana University School of Nursing in Columbus. My passion for nursing and education, guide my progression through the Ph.D. in Nursing Science program at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis. I completed an Associate Degree in Nursing from Good Samaritan College of Nursing in Cincinnati, Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Science in Nursing Education from Indiana Wesleyan University.…

Vanessa Curlee, , MSN, RN, FNP-C

Duke University

Vanessa Curlee just completed her first year in Duke University’s School of Nursing PhD program. She received a BA in both History and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in 2007, she returned to school matriculating into Winston-Salem State University’s (WSSU) Accelerated BSN Program. After completing her BSN, she entered the U.S.…

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Michelle Curtis-Ussery, , MSN, RN-BC, PHN

Western University of Health Sciences

I have been a professional nurse since 1993 and am currently a clinical Nurse Educator for the ambulatory setting at Kaiser Permanente. Responsibilities include: • Strong clinical skills/experience. • Design, develop, coordinate, and evaluates activities for continuing professional education for staff. • Communicate educational programs based on identified/assessed needs. • Train new graduate nurses on basic clinical skills such as IV starts, Ear lavage, EKG placement and interpretation, Sterile Technique, and etc.…