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Freddy Laguerre, , MSN, ARNP, ANP-BC

Florida International University

Freddy Laguerre is a Miami native from Florida. He currently works in one of the cardiac institutes in south Florida and his passion is the cardiovascular system. He graduated from Broward College with highest honors with his Associates of Arts degree then continued his education at Florida International University where he graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Nursing Magna Cum Laude.…

Megan Lagunas, ,CCRN

University of Washington

I am a nursing PhD student at the University of Washington, Seattle. My research interest is in nursing education with a special emphasis on interprofessional education and practice among health science students and clinical skill development through simulation. In addition to working on my PhD, I am concurrently seeking a masters in education with a focus in measurement and statistics and am a teaching assistant with the school of nursing’s clinical skills lab.…

Natasha Laibhen-Parkes

Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University

Christina Lam, ,RN

Villanova University

Christina Lam began her nursing career in adult cardiology, with the objective of returning to graduate school to pursue a career in nursing education. While working as a staff nurse, she developed a passion for working with heart failure patients and identifying ways to integrate illness management into their lifestyle, while also developing an interest in how nurses approach patient education at the bedside.…

Kimberly Landrum, Ph.D., R.N.

Associate Professor

Kimberly Landrum, Ph.D., R.N is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University, Houston, Texas. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, and a lifetime member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. She has been involved with organizations that provide such services as medical care and clean water in Central America, disaster response in the U.S., and local support for veterans.…

George Lane, , MSN, RN, RRT

University of San Diego

I am currently enrolled in the PhD Program at the University of San Diego. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Executive Nursing Leadership from the University of San Diego in San Diego, California. I was commissioned as a Navy Nurse Corps officer in 2003 , and have served on four tours of active duty.…

Linda Lane

New York University

Linda L. Lane is a Masters-level prepared Nurse Practitioner in both Psychiatric/Mental Health and Family Health with a subspecialty in Addictive Behaviors. While completing the clinical portion of her graduate program she was struck by the number of untreated mental health issues she observed during her primary care rotation, as well as the multiple, uncontrolled physical comorbidities she saw during her psychiatry placement; in both, substance use disorders were common and unaddressed.…

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Carrie Ann Langley, PhD, MPH, RN

University of Arizona

Lauren Langley

Vanderbilt University

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Roger Lankheet, , MA Ed, BSN, RN-BC, CHSE

University of San Diego

Roger Lankheet earned a BSN from Grand Valley State University, and a MA Ed from University of Rhode Island. He earned ANCC board certification in Nursing Professional Development and later completed post-graduate studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, earning a Healthcare Modeling and Simulation Certificate. Additionally, he has earned the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator certification from the Society for Healthcare in Simulation.…

Michelle Lardner, , MS, RN-BC

University of Maryland

Michelle Lardner is the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. In her role, she oversees the clinical informatics department and the electronic health record at the hospital. Previously, she served as the Director of Nursing Informatics at Virginia Hospital Center, informatics nurse specialist at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Chief of E-Health at the former National Naval Medical Center and a system coordinator at Epic Systems.…

Michelle Laspino, BSN, RN

Fairfield University

Madeline Lassche, , MSNEd RN

University of Utah

I am a pediatric nurse specializing in simulation pedagogy and developing multiple simulation scenarios for health sciences including IPE and pediatric focus. I have over 10 years’ experience in education and simulation with 5 years experience in development and evaluation of simulation offerings. I have received faculty spirit awards and preceptor awards for education. I have also received awards for research abstracts and posters at scientific meetings.…

Bonnie Lauder

New York University

Bonnie Lauder is the Director of Quality at the Visiting Nurse Services of New York (VNSNY), Hospice and Palliative Program. She received her received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the State University at Downstate, and a master’s in information systems from Pace University. She has been a Certified Healthcare Professional in Quality (CHPQ) since 1992, and she has a certificate in population health from Duke University.…

Rene Lavoie, , BSN, RN, CVBC

Loyola University New Orleans

Rene Lavoie began her nursing career in 1993 as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), returning to school for an Associate Degree, followed with a BSN. She is now pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, at Loyola University New Orleans. Rene has spent her 20-year nursing career in the Cardiac Intermediate Care (CICU) working with step-down patients.…

Grace N. Lawrence

George Mason University

Anamarie Lazo, , RN, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified

University of San Diego

My family immigrated in the United States from the Philippines when I was still in high school. Growing up in a poor area in Manila, I realized early on that I wanted to become a nurse to care for those in need. I took advantage of the college scholarship I received after high school by obtaining an associate degree in nursing.…

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Jessica LeClair, MPH, RN

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Alasia Ledford, , MDiv, BA, BSN RN

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Alasia Ledford of Hillsborough, North Carolina, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Lee University in 2004. She earned a Master of Divinity from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in 2009, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017. Throughout her studies Alasia volunteered with non-profit organizations providing services to immigrant families, which fueled a passion for advocacy and community engagement that persists today.…

Brian Ledl, , BSN, RN

Wayne State University

My name is Brian Ledl and I am a current DNP student at Wayne State University. My focus is in adult gerontology primary care. I have attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University. I was a Presidential Scholar at Wayne State University from 2002-2006.…

Deb Lee, , MSN, FNP-C, ACNP-BC

Michigan State University

Deborah R. Lee is a second year PhD student at Michigan State University School of Nursing pursuing her research interest which includes the role of exercise in the treatment of vincristine-induced peripheral neuropathy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Deborah has been actively engaged in research at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center with adult cancer survivors investigating a web-based platform for symptom reporting, monitoring, and management in breast cancer patients.…

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Rachel Yeji Lee

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Terry Lee, ,ACCN

Saint Louis University

I currently teach at Regis University. My primary classes are community health, health promotion, and leadership. I am responsible for developing curriculum, instructing students, providing clinical oversight and evaluation. I serve on the Quality Evaluation Committee, and chair the diversity task force for Rueckert Hartman College of Health Professions. I serve on the program committee for the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), and am currently working on a ANF sponsored grant with NBNA which is addressing minority nurse student issues including mentoring needs.…

Kristina Lemene, , MSN, FNP-BC

Georgia State University

Kristina received her Master’s in Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions in 2005 and is nationally certified through ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Florida. She has worked in various Primary Care settings in both Atlanta and North Carolina and has a passion for preventive health and wellness with a special focus on managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.…

Ingrid Leon, , RN

Florida International University

I am a bilingual registered nurse in Miami, Florida. Since 2014, I have worked for Baptist Health System South Florida in Miami, at its West Kendall location. I currently work in a medical-surgical and telemetry unit which focuses on orthopedic, oncology, stroke and colorectal patients. Prior to working for Baptist, I worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida.…

Sandra Leon, , MSN, ACNP-BC, RN-BC

New York University

Sandra Leon will begin her studies as a Doctorate of Nursing Practice student at New York University in the fall. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from New York University in 2011, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Molloy College in 2004 and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2001.…

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Sarah Leonard, MSN, RN

Columbia University

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Christine Lepianka, , MS. RN

Duquesne University

I am a PhD in nursing student at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. with15 years of experience in women and children’s health. I am currently an Assistant Professor at St. Anthony College of Nursing in Rockford, IL. I have completed over 120 hours of training in forensic nursing at both the University of Colorado (Mercy) Health, Colorado Springs, CO and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.…

Susan Leuck

Marquette University

Allison Lewinski

Allison Lewinski obtained her PhD from the Duke University School of Nursing in July 2017. Her research interests include chronic illness self-management and virtual care modalities (e.g., telehealth, mHealth).

Heather Lewis, , MSN, MA, RN

University of Kansas

Heather Lewis is a PhD student at the University of Kansas School of Nursing. She earned her BSN (2009) and MSN (2012) from Research College of Nursing, where she currently teaches as an Assistant Professor in the BSN program. Her research interests concern including the arts in nursing education to enhance student engagement and learning. Song is the focal art for her dissertation work, but she hopes to expand this research to different forms of poetry and drama.…

Kimberly Lewis, , MSN, RN

University of Texas-Austin

Kimberly Lewis is a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin and is starting a new role as the Seton Network’s Research Specialist RN in June 2016. Kimberly is passionate about advancing nursing science, mentoring, and advocating for nursing research in a multi-professional environment. Kimberly earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition science from UT Austin and then a master’s degree in child health nursing and teaching from the UT School of Nursing Alternate Entry program.…

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Merideth Lewis, MSN, RN, CNOR

University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing

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Nicole Lewis, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Kent State University

Teneka Liddell, , MSN, RN

Wayne State University

I am part time PhD student at Wayne State University going into my second year. My research interest include Obesity and health disparities among African American women. I have interest in vulnerable populations such as African American women and Veterans. I am currently employed at the VA as nurse/facility educator. Many of our Veterans have health issues that have to have some cultural sensitivity considerations similar to African American Women.…

Narda Ligotti

University of Nebraska Medical Center

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Cecilia Lijauco, , MSN, NEA-BC, CPHQ

University of Texas-Arlington

Cecilia Lijauco is the Healthcare Improvement Coordinator at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Ms. Lijauco graduated with Bachelors of Nursing degree from Philippine Christian University – Mary Johnston School of Nursing in June 1980. In 1982, Ms. Lijauco was hired by the Hospital Corporation of America and migrated to the United States to work at Brownwood Regional Hospital in Brownwood, Texas, then Odessa Regional Hospital in Odessa, Texas.…

Erin Lind, ,BSN

University of San Diego

I am currently a second year DNP student at University of San Diego. Before graduate school I was an active duty Navy Nurse for four years stationed in both Guam and San Diego. My specialty is in emergency/trauma nursing. I am currently a Navy Reservist and serve as the Administrative officer for our unit and work in the Emergency Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego.…

Rose Lindsay, , PMHNP-C

New York University

I currently work as psychiatric nurse practitioner in a clinic setting for adult patients with mental illnesses. I am enjoying the DNP program at NYU thus far. My clinical passion is to integrate neuroscience into treatment for OCD and its related disorders. I also have an academic passion for regulating nursing education curriculum. My background includes neuroscience nursing, nursing education and nursing clinical faculty.…

Daniel Linnen, , MS, RN-BC

University of California-San Francisco Hartford Center

Daniel Linnen is a Ph.D. student in Nursing and Health Policy at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and a board certified Nursing Informatics Specialist at Kaiser Permanente, National IT and Innovation. He holds a Master’s of Science degree in Health System Leadership from UCSF, and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from California State University Chico.…

Pamela Linzer, , RN, MSN

Boston College

Pamela Linzer RN MSN is currently a Boston College PhD Research Fellow (2015-2019). She has been a registered nurse for over 20 years. Most recently she was the Manager of Employee Health and Infection Prevention at Winchester Hospital in Winchester, MA. She successfully integrated two safety programs in that role by combining employee and patient safety.…

Kelli Lipscomb, , MSN, RN

University of Central Florida

I am currently a student in the Doctor of Philosophy in nursing program at the University of Central Florida. My research focuses on education and transition to practice. More specifically, training nursing students to assess and treat clients with post-traumatic stress disorder while utilizing simulation in various forms. While studying for my Master of Science in Nursing, I was able to take part in simulation at the UCF STIM Center.…

John Litchfield, ,CRNA

Uniformed Services University

LCDR Litchfield enlisted in the Navy in 1991 and completed multiple shipboard assignments and an overseas tour in Yokosuka, Japan. He was selected for the Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program in 2000 and received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Seattle University. He was Commissioned as an Ensign in December of 2002. Following graduation, he completed a tour as staff intensive care unit nurse at Naval Hospital Bremerton.…

Michelle Litchman

University of Utah

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Sarah Llewellyn, , PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Sarah graduated from the Ohio State University with her BSN in June 2001 and has worked in settings across the care continuum in multiple locations. From big cities to medium-sized cities, to a village in far western Nepal, she has had such an amazing nursing journal thus far. Sarah has worked with patients and families who are awaiting or have received solid organ transplants, provided home therapy training and visits with patients performing peritoneal dialysis, and conducted staff education along the way.…

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Ka Blia Lo, , BSN, RN

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

I am a BSN to DNP family nurse practitioner student at UNC Chapel Hill, and my practice of interests involves serving the Hmong community. I am Hmong and I’m able to connect with the Hmong to help individuals comprehend their health and navigate the US Healthcare System. I am motivated to learn more about healthcare within my doctoral studies, so I can serve as a bridge between my culture and modern medicine.…

Tiffany Lockett, , MS, BSN, RN

University of South Florida

My name is Tiffany Lockett MS, BSN, RN, I am currently working towards my DNP with my nurse practitioner in Adult Gerontology Primary Care. I am a 2013 graduate from USF with my Masters in nursing education, and St. Petersburg College 2009 with my BSN, 2007 with my AA,and 2002 with my AS. I am currently employed at the Bay Pines VA working as the charge nurse for the opioid substitution program in the mental health department.…

Brian Locsin, , BSN, RN

Hunter College of CUNY

Brian Locsin graduated, cum laude, with his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Paterson University of New Jersey. He is currently in his fourth year of the doctor of nursing practice program at the Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing. He is specializing in adult geriatric care. He is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.…

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Patrick Lohse, , BSN, RN, PMHNP/DNP student

Oregon Health and Science University

Pat is currently in the DNP track of the PMHNP program at OHSU. He has worked as an RN on the Trauma & Surgical ICU at OHSU for the last 4 years after obtaining his BSN with summa cum laude honors in 2014. As an RN, he was an active member of the Unit-Based Nursing Practice Council on the TSICU for more than 2 years.…

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Janet Lopez, , BSN,RN

University of Florida

I am pursuing a Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science. I want to use this education to better understand the factors that contribute to the inequities in healthcare among underserved populations and establish the foundational leadership necessary to achieve equitable health care for all. I am passionate about being a nurse who one day will provide the scientific evidence that is necessary to implement change in the delivery and quality of healthcare.…

Maichou Lor

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Elizabeth Lorenzo, , BSN, RN

Arizona State University

I have been a registered nurse for the past sixteen years and worked primarily in cardiovascular surgery and as a quality nurse analyst conducting chart reviews related to pharmacological adverse events. I recently completed my second year in the BSN to PhD track doctoral program at Arizona State University. Since beginning the program in 2014, I have been working as a Graduate Research Assistant each semester to gain invaluable mentored research experience from various renowned scientists.…

Shevellanie Lott, , MSN, RN, CNE

Hampton University

Mrs. Lott currently serves as the Chairperson, of the Department of Undergraduate Nursing Education in the accelerated nursing program. She is currently enrolled in PhD program at Hampton University where her dissertation focuses on students perception of the factors which influence their retention and success. She has spent the majority of her nursing career in intensive care nursing, post-anesthesia care and nursing education.…

Ian Loy

University of South Florida

Ian Loy is a BS-PhD student in the nursing science adult gerontology primary care track at University of South Florida’s college of nursing. He graduated Magna Cum Laude at the University of South Florida. Ian is beginning his nursing career on the surgical oncology unit at Tampa General Hospital. He has worked on several research studies focusing on managing symptoms in the patient with cancer.…

Amy Luckowski

Widener University

Melinda Luther, ,CNE, CPNP

Regis College

Melinda M. Luther received her BSN from Syracuse University of Syracuse in New York and her MS from Boston College in Massachusetts. She is currently a Professor and the Nursing Program, Chair at Nashua Community College in southern New Hampshire. Ms. Luther received the Community College System of New Hampshire’s Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013.…

Russell Lynn

University of Pennsylvania