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Jennifer Mabry, ,FNP

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Currently enrolled in PhD in Nursing program at UT-Knoxville with anticipated graduation date of 2016. Clinical experience includes 7 years inpatient cardiac care as BSN, 7 years outpatient care in Internal Medicine as FNP, and then 5 years in specialty practice outpatient cardiology as FNP. For the past 2 years I have been full time faculty in BSN program at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tn and additionally teach online in the MSN/FNP program.…

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Maegen MacKenzie, , RN, MSN

University of Texas-Austin

Maegen MacKenzie is a PhD student at the University of Texas. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University in 1998, and her master’s degree in Adult Holistic Nursing with Role Specialty in Teaching from the University of Texas in 2017. Twenty years of clinical nursing experience and impactful teaching experiences inspired her desire to pursue a PhD in Nursing.…

Nancy Madsen, , BSN, BA, RN-BC, CCDS

Loyola University Chicago

Nancy Madsen is a doctoral nursing student at Loyola University Chicago. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in scandinavian studies from the University of Minnesota. She is an ANCC board certified med/surg nurse with extensive clinical experience in both acute and critical medical/surgical nursing. For the last six years, she has been working in the field of informatics as a clinical documentation specialist.…

Amanda L. Mahoney

University of Pennsylvania

Jeramy Mahoney, ,RN

Uniformed Services University

My name is Captain Jeramy Mahoney, and I have been in the Army since 2006. I am currently a student in the DNP program at the Uniformed Services University. I am excited for the opportunity to be involved in researching sexual trauma in the military. I hope that through this research our group will be able to provide information that aids the military in dealing with this issue.…

Katherine Maki (previoulsy Durham), , BS, APN-BC, CCRN-CMC

University of Illinois at Chicago

Katherine Durham is a PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Nursing. Her developing program of research is focused on the genetic components of cardiac electrophysiology disorders in the Veteran population. Katherine has seven years of experience in cardiovascular nursing at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois as an electrophysiology nurse practitioner and cardiac catheterization nurse.…

Jennifer Malana, , MSN, RN

University of California-San Francisco

Jennifer Malana, MSN, RN, is currently pursuing her doctoral studies at the University of California, San Francisco and earned both her MSN and BSN from the California State University, Sacramento. Prior to her career in nursing, Ms. Malana earned a BA in English with a minor in education and worked professionally as a legislative aide in the California State Assembly.…

Mark Malebranche

University of San Diego

I am a retired Navy Nurse with additional civilian experience. I have worked in Labor & Delivery as a civilian and in the Navy, in ICU (civilian and Navy), on a Medical unit, as the back-up OR nurse at Naval Hospital Guam, as the ward nurse on a Fleet Surgical Team deployed to Somalia and the Arabian Gulf, as an instructor and curriculum developer at Naval Hospital Corps School, and in staff education and training as instructor division officer and department head.…

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Christine Maloney

New York University

Being a nurse for over 35 years, and a GNP for almost 20, I have witnessed a tremendous change in healthcare. With my focus over the last years concentrated on the elderly, this population’s healthcare has been the most volatile. I am involved with many programs and services that are designed to assist the senior population, but due to changes in policies, many elders are excluded and even forgotten.…

Quinn Maloney, ,BLS, ONS

SUNY Buffalo

I am a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice-Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University at Buffalo. My research interests include quality improvement and health informatics. I hold both a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University at Buffalo. My work experience as a registered nurse has been on an inpatient oncology medical-surgical floor which primarily provides nursing care to patients having undergone neurosurgery, head and neck surgery, thoracic surgery, and/or breast surgery.…


Azusa Pacific University

Mercy Atieno Manaen, DNP (c), FNP-BC, RN, CCRN, PHN I am currently in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Azusa Pacific University. My Translational Research Project interest is in men’s sexual health, with a focus in testing the feasibility of implementing ED self-reporting screening tool in primary care setting for men ?18 years old. The specific research question directing TRP is: in men experiencing sexual dysfunction, does using a self-reporting screening tool improve assessment and diagnosis of ED by Health Care Providers.…

Wendy Manetti, ,FNP

Widener University

Wendy Manetti is a doctoral candidate at Widener University of Pennsylvania where she is currently completing a PhD in Nursing. She is employed as a Faculty Specialist at The University of Scranton. She earned both a baccalaureate and master’s degree in nursing from the University of Scranton. She has been a certified Family Nurse Practitioner for 15 years and currently practices at Prime Med PC, Clarks Summit, Pa.…

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Sabrina Mangal, , BSN, RN

Columbia University

Sabrina is currently a PhD nursing student at Columbia University. She is a direct entry BSN-PhD student, after earning her BSN at Case Western Reserve University. Her research interest focuses specifically on using informatics to work with families and providers to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in pediatrics. Her undergraduate experiences have built upon her research interests.…

Shauna Mangum, , MSN, RN

University of New Mexico

I was raised in a small rural community in southern New Mexico and have been a life-long resident of the state. I graduated from nursing school with an ADN from San Juan College in Farmington, NM in 1999 and continue to call this community home. My experiences as a school nurse led me to an awareness of vulnerable populations and health disparities among the population of students I worked with.…

Roschelle Manigold, ,CHSE

Marquette University

Roschelle Manigold, RN, MSN, CHSE is a VANAP faculty at the Clement Zablocki VAMC in Milwaukee, teaching fulltime in the Nursing program at Marquette University. She received her BSN from University of Phoenix in 2006, a MSN with an education and leadership focus from the University of Phoenix in 2007, and will be starting her DNP studies at Marquette University in fall of 2014 with a focus on Systems Leadership and Healthcare Quality.…

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Lisa Mansfield, , MSN, RN

Duke University

Lisa Mansfield is a first generation college graduate from Bridgeport, CT with clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing Education from Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Lisa became interested in pursuing a career as a nurse scientist after attending various research conferences on health disparities during her undergraduate studies.…

Terri Birkhimer Marcischak

West Virginia University

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Tara Marko, , MSN, RNC-NIC

Washington State University

I am a PhD student at Washington State University in Spokane WA and the focus of my research is on environmental issues related to the maternal child population. I am a masters prepared registered nurse and am currently teaching maternal child nursing at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) as well as a staff nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit with Rady Children’s hospital San Diego.…

Emily Marlow (previously Lanier), , FNP-C, RN

University of Michigan

Emily Lanier is a Family Nurse Practitioner with specialty in orthopaedics and licensed by the state of Virginia to provide orthopaedic healthcare to patients of all ages. She has been practicing for over 10 years in the clinical setting and her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex orthopaedic problems.…

Anne Martin, BSN, RN

Baylor University

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Christy Martin, , MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CNOR

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Christy Martin, MSN, FNP-C, CNOR is a practining nurse practitioner in Panama City, Florida at AUI where she provides care to urology/urogynecolgy patients diagnosed with incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction, female sexual dysfunction, recurrent urinary tract infections, and general urological issues. She is a DNP student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been a nurse for 14 years and is passionate about educating and mentoring future generations of nurses.…

Sharon Martin, , BSN, RN

Arizona State University

Sharon Martin is a hematology/ oncology RN at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, AZ and a DNP student at Arizona State University. A nurse with a passion for palliative care, Sharon was chosen by her unit at Mayo Clinic to attend the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Train the Trainer Conference in 2015. As an ELNEC educator, Sharon has helped host multiple palliative nursing education events at Mayo Clinic.…

Isabel Martinez

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Lisa Martinez

University of California, Davis

Nitha Mathew Joseph

University Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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Dale Mathis, , BSN RN CMSRN

University of Missouri-St. Louis

I am currently enrolled in the BSN-PhD program at UMSL-St. Louis with an interest in helping research interventions and solutions for veterans as they transition from service to civilian life. I served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic for 8 years with deployments to Afghanistan, during which I maintained NREMT certification and completed various military and homeland security coursework.…

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Paidamoyo Matibiri, MSN, FNP-C

University of Cincinnati

Schola Matovu

University of California-San Francisco

Schola Matovu is a full time third year PhD student at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a staff nurse on a medical/surgical/oncology unit. Both personal and professional experiences have prepared Ms. Matovu for her current research interest in the mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of grandparents caring for HIV/AIDS infected grandchildren in Uganda.…

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Meghan Mattos

Assistant Professor

Meghan Mattos’ research focuses on the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment in older adults, particularly those living in rural areas with limited access to care. Dr. Mattos practiced clinically in both acute and critical care settings prior to pursuing her PhD, which is where she developed her research interests in gerontology, cognitive health, and health equity.…

Karen May

Villanova University

Catherine Mbewe

CUNY Graduate Center

Catherine Mbewe is a Professor in the Bronx Community College (BCC) School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Program in New York City. Within the program, she is involved in all levels of student education (didactic, hospital clinical rotations, practice labs etc.) to prepare students for graduation. BCC specifically aims to educate students from under privileged areas with cultural, financial and personal constraints.…

Daniel McAlvin

New York University

Daniel McAlvin has been a practicing psychiatric NP for 5 years, and a psychiatric nurse for over 8 years, having graduated from Columbia University’s School of Nursing. His first nursing position was at New York Presbyterian’s inpatient psychiatric unit. Working in this intensive environment offered him years of hands-on experience in patient-focused care, safety, education, as well as exposure to motivated and knowledgeable talent from many disciplines.…

Nancy McCabe

Emory University

Julie McCarron, ,CNM

Frontier Nursing University

Julie McCarron is a DNP student at Frontier Nursing University. She previously received a Post-Master’s Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from Frontier and a BS in Nursing and MS in Community Health Nursing from University of Southern Maine. She currently works in a full scope midwifery practice including well baby checks and lactation consulting as an IBCLC at Homer Medical Center/South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, AK.…

Margaret McCarthy

New York University

Carolyn McClerking, ,ACNP-BC

The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Carolyn McClerking is a US Army reserve veteran whose military career spanned a total of 20 years. In that time she served as both a Chemical Officer and Public Affairs Officer. Ms. McClerking obtained her Bachelor of Science (BS) in nursing in 1995 from Mississippi University for Women (MUW) in Columbus, MS. She also holds a BS in Broadcast Journalism from MUW.…

Emily L. McClung

Saint Louis University

Emily McClure, BSN, OCN

Boston College

Cynthia McCormack, , MSN, RN

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

My name is Cynthia McCormack and I am a Vermont native and nurse of 5 years. I have a background in critical care nursing and nursing education. I am passionate about global health and have focused much of my education and service work in global health nursing. My studies have brought me to Bangladesh, Belize, Ecuador, Rwanda, and Nicaragua.…

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Melissa McCoy, , MSN RN

West Virginia University

Melissa McCoy Biography I am finishing my first year in the PhD Nursing Program at West Virginia University. I graduated with an associate degree in nursing from Bluefield State College in 1999, completed a BSN from Bluefield State College in 2004, and received a MSN from Radford University in 2004. Continued professional growth in nursing has been through practicing part-time as a registered professional nurse in critical care, teaching in the undergraduate associate degree in nursing program at Davis and Elkins College in theory and clinical since 2004, and teaching in the undergraduate RN to BSN program online at Davis and Elkins College since 2015.…

Shantia McCoy-Jones

Widener University

Shantia McCoy-Jones has 20 years’ experience in nursing and began her career in critical care however she realized early in her career her passion was education and wound care. Shantia returned to school and earned a Master of Science degree in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner and post masters in Family Nurse Practitioner; Nursing Education; and Wound, Ostomy and Continence nursing from La Salle University.…

Kari McDonald, , MSN RN

University of Texas-Austin

Ms. Kari McDonald was born and raised in Texas and has lived most of her life in Austin. Kari graduated in 1987 from Texas State University with a Bachelors degree in Music and a concentration in voice performance. Kari returned to school in 2003 at the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing (SON) to attend the Alternate Entry Masters program.…

Gwen McGhan

Penn State

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Leighia McGhee, , BSN, RN, QMHP, CMS

University of Missouri-St. Louis

I am currently enrolled in a Doctor of Nursing Program (DNP) at the University of Missouri-St. Louis; in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) track. I am interested in working as a PMHNP in an outpatient setting. Ideally, that outpatient setting would be a Department of Veterans Affairs clinic. I currently work in I enjoy the collective efforts of inpatient, but my post-graduate focus is outpatients who are struggling to stay afloat in life, who maintain full-time jobs, full-time families, and full-time lives.…

Kelly McGlothen, , BSN, RN, IBCLC, IMH-E (II), NTMNC

University of Texas – San Antonio

Kelly McGlothen, BSN, RN, IBCLC, CIMI graduated with a BSN from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Nursing in 2012. She is currently a PhD student at UTHSCSA. Her research interests include incorporating a socio-historical lens into investigating the effects of stress and trauma on the transition to motherhood and infant and child development.…

Judith McKelvy

University of California, Los Angeles

Carlene McLaughlin, , MSN, CRNA

Villanova University

I am currently a student in the PhD program in the College of Nursing at Villanova University. My research interests are focused on the impact of simulation and debriefing in the education of nurse anesthesia students. My dissertation focus is on comparing two methods of debriefing in simulation with nurse anesthesia students. I have been adjunct faculty in the Villanova University/Crozer Chester Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia program and have taught primarily in the simulation laboratory since 2010.…

Jacquelyn McMillian-Bohler, ,CNM, CNE

Villanova University

Jacquelyn is a PhD candidate at Villanova University. Her dissertation is entitled Nurse Educators’ Perception of Master Teachers in Nursing. She earned an MSN in Nurse-Midwifery from Vanderbilt University and a BSN from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Currently Jacquelyn serves as the RN-BSN Program Director and the Director of Community Outreach for the School of Nursing at Spalding University.…

Maureen McSwiggan-Hardin

New York University

The primary goal for entering the Doctor of Nursing Program at New York University College of Nursing is to develop leadership skills as an advanced practice nurse in mental health in the areas of clinical care, policy development, clinical research and teaching. As the Deputy Director of the Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program at Columbia University Medical Center from 2003 to 2012, I had the opportunity to develop a new program for children, adolescents and adults with neuropsychiatric disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.…

Cindy McVey, ,FNP, ANCC

Wagner College

I have 24 years of varied clinical experience as both a Registered Nurse and a Family Nurse Practitioner, caring for all age groups across the health continuum. My experience has been mostly hospital based, working on various in-patient units and all aspects of emergency medicine, including staff nurse positions, clinical management and as a nurse practitioner.…

Katie Mead, , BSN, RN

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Katherine Mead is a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. She received a BSN from Saint Louis University in 2014, a Diploma in Nursing from Lutheran School of Nursing in 2010, and a BA in Geography from the University of Minnesota in 2008. Ms. Mead has practiced nursing in home health, long-term care, acute-care geriatrics, and community health settings.…

Kyle Merandy, ,RN, ANP-C

Stony Brook University

From an early age, I have taken an interest in the welfare of others. Nursing has provided me an opportunity to effectively channel these personal attributes into a meaningful career.

I have worked thoughtfully and diligently to achieve consecutive levels of nursing competency. I started my nursing career as a licensed practical nurse and went on to become a registered nurse and adult nurse practitioner.…

Heidy Merius, , RN, BSN

Stony Brook University

Heidy Merius’ passion is nursing leadership that transforms the community. After graduating magna cum laude from Stony Brook University with a BS in Biology she enrolled in a Sleep Technician Certification Program, but realized that it was not fulfilling. It was after her graduation from the Accelerated Nursing Program at Stony Brook University and selection as an NCIN scholarship recipient that her desire to see the community as a whole elevated.…

Tracy Merrell, ,BSN, RN

SUNY Buffalo

I am currently a second year PhD student studying at the University at Buffalo’s School of Nursing. I have been active in the nursing field since 1992, working in acute care, long term care, and for the past 7 years, as a secondary level career and technical education instructor at Madison-Oneida BOCES in Verona, New York.…

Nicholas Metheny, , PhD, MPH, RN

St, Michael’s Hospital- University of Toronto

Nick Metheny is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Centre for Urban Health Solutions, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. He completed his PhD in Nursing Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2019. He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health Policy from The George Washington University, a BA in Public Health at The College of William and Mary, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.…

Natalie Meyers, ,BLS, ACLS, AANA

University of San Diego

I graduated from Boston College in 2004 with my BSN and began working at UCLA in the Neuro-Trauma ICU. Here I participated in the Clinical Practice Committee helping to write the nursing guidelines and policies using an evidence-based approach. In 2005 I joined the Air National Guard and commissioned as a flight nurse. As Officer in Charge of Aircrew Training at the 146th Aeromedical Squadron, I manage educational programs that train new students and maintain currency on active members.…

Caroline Meza, , MSN, RN

Seton Hall University

Caroline Meza is a PhD student in the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University. Her research interests include ethical and cultural issues in nursing. She received her MSN degree in nursing education from William Paterson University, her BA degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and her nursing diploma from Holy Name Hospital School of Nursing. Caroline’s past clinical experience includes working in cardiac, medical-surgical, home care and emergency nursing.…

Sarah Miano

Case Western Reserve University

Alexandra Michel, , MSN, CNM, RN

University of Colorado

I am veteran, a military spouse, and a Staff Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) working for the Department of the Army. I left my native Germany when I was 21 years old and have lived in and around the military ever since. In the process of my travels I obtained degrees in Public Administration/Information Management and Management, before settling into a career as a nurse and CNM.…

Laurie Migliore, ,APHN-BC

Uniformed Services University

Laurie Migliore is an active duty Air Force Major and PhD nurse candidate at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh (1988) and Master of Science in Community/Public Health Nursing at Wright State University (2006). Laurie’s diverse nursing background includes 13 years of civilian nursing ranging from neuroscience, to home health and hospice to professional consultation for assisted living facilities.…

Jamie Mignano, , MSN, MPH, RN

University of Colorado

I am a PhD student at the University of Colorado, Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus in my third year. My research interests are in health care systems and access to care, specifically for persons living with HIV. My career goals include the generation of knowledge, and the development and implementation of health policy at the national level that supports comprehensive and coordinated care across the health care delivery system.…

Jennifer Milesky

Johns Hopkins

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Kathleen Miley, , MSN, PMHNP-BC

University of Minnesota

Kate Miley, CNP, PMHNP-BC is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of Minnesota outpatient Psychiatry Clinic specializing in the treatment of first episode psychosis and early mood disorders. Kate’s research interests include investigating and implementing novel treatment interventions for early stage mood and psychotic disorders with the ultimate goal of preventing the chronic functional disability, health disparities, and poor quality of life associated with severe mental illnesses.…

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Jessica Miller, , BSN, RN

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jessica Miller is currently a BSN to PhD student at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing. Her research area focuses on improving self-management behaviors in individuals who are residing in rural areas diagnosed with multiple chronic conditions. She is also pursuing her adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner specialty as well as completing the course work to be a Certified Nurse Educator.…

Lyndsey Miller

Oregon Health & Science

Aimee Milliken, , MSN, RN

Boston College

Aimee Milliken is a doctoral student in the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, and an ICU nurse at an academic medical center in Boston. She received her BSN from the University of New Hampshire in 2009, and her MSN with a focus in Nursing Management, Policy, and Leadership from Yale University in 2014. Her research interests surround nursing ethics in the critical care setting, and her doctoral research will focus on the development and psychometric evaluation of an instrument to measure ethical awareness in critical care nurses.

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Jennifer Min, , MSN, CPNP-PC

University of California-San Francisco

Jennifer Min is a PhD candidate at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her research interest is identifying barriers to adherence to medication, diet and exercise for management of type 1 diabetes among adolescents. This focus has grown from her experience in caring for children and adolescents with diabetes most recently in her position within the pediatric endocrinology division at Stanford.…

Roxane Minet, , MSN, APRN, ANP-c

Loyola University New Orleans

Roxane Minet is currently enrolled in the Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Loyola University New Orleans. She is certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and practices currently in the area of ENT with the Veteran’s Administration in New Orleans. She completed her ADN (Delgado/Charity School of Nursing, New Orleans) where she was the recipient of the Daughters of Charity Scholarship.…

Joshua Minks, , MSN/FNP, RN

University of Missouri-St. Louis

I am currently working on my PhD in Nursing. My current area of research is on the influence of distress on type 2 diabetes but I will likely investigate the influence of distress on the development of other prominent disease conditions, and or cost-effective interventions to prevent prominent disease conditions, following my dissertation. My educational preparation includes several courses on research method, theory, and biostatistics.…

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Joan Miravite, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Joan Miravite, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, FNP-BC, is a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner with over 19 years of clinical experience working in Neurology. Joan holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Biology and Nursing. She received her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from Columbia University, School of Nursing. She completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at New York University, Rory Meyers School of Nursing.…

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Sara Mithani, , PhD Student, RN, Graduate Partnership Doctoral Fellowship-NIH

University of Illinois at Chicago

Sara Mansoorali Mithani, is a third year BSN-PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing where she conducts bench science research in the Laboratory for Sleep Neurobiology. She completed her BSN in 2016 from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Currently she is studying optogenetic manipulations of cholinergic neurons in the pons to define sleep and cardiovascular function.…

Sheridan Miyamoto

University of California, Davis

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Igor Gruna Mocorro, MPH, BSN, RN, PHN


Igor is a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate at the University of San Francisco majoring in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and is expected to graduate this Spring 2020. He is an experienced multilingual Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a demonstrated history of working compassionately with key populations and vulnerable groups. He is skilled in nursing, management, education, community, public health, and long-term care for people with disability and chronic health issues, and primary care of various populations.…

Marik Moen, ,ACRN

University of Maryland

I have almost 15 years experience in collaborative work around health disparities with a special focus on community health, HIV, infectious diseases, and nursing care and education. I look forward to gaining the competencies via doctoral scholarship to better understand and address underlying mechanisms contributing to health disparities/poor health outcomes for individuals and populations most affected by social determinants of health.…

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Katherine Monaghan, , BSN, RN

University of San Diego

Katherine Monaghan graduated from Radford University in 2005, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and joined the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. While serving as a Naval Officer, she developed into an experienced and certified Intensive Care nurse. Her time in the Navy culminated as the Division Officer of the Intensive Care Unit at Naval Medical Center San Diego, earning her a Navy Commendation Medal.…

Laura Monahan

University of Illinois at Chicago

I am working on my DNP in Executive Nursing Leadership, and completed my MSN in Nursing Administration (both at UIC). I have a BA in Liberal Arts and Business from Lewis University, and a MBA from Kellogg/Northwestern University in Marketing and Organizational Behavior. In nursing, I’ve worked as a nurse educator, project manager, and staff nurse.…

Andrew Monasterio, , BSN, RN

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Currently enrolled at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, I am a DNP-PMHNP student in the Class of 2018. As the genesis of my passion for mental health nursing, I graduated from the University of Memphis with my BSN summa cum laude while also receiving all awards given at Nursing Convocation. Additionally, I have recently self-enrolled in Neuroscience Education Institute’s Master Psychopharmacology Program.…

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Meghan Monney, , MSN, RN

University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio

I am a PhD student at UT Health San Antonio. My clinical interests are military health (active duty and spouses), mental health, and nursing education. I am a Masters-prepared nurse with experience in a wide variety of areas to include chemotherapy, dialysis, home health, hospice and mental health. I am currently a Teaching Assistant in the undergraduate nursing program at UT Health.…

Elizabeth Monsees, , MSN, MBA, RN, CIC, FAPIC

University of Missouri-Columbia

Elizabeth Monsees, MSN, MBA, RN, CIC, Clinical Safety Officer, Children’s Mercy Hospital (CMH) is certified in infection control. She facilitates hospital cause analysis processes, develops measures to evaluate institutional performance, and supports efforts to improve system reliability. She is transitioning to a new role at CMH to focus on infection prevention research, including antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASP).…

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Wanda Montalvo, PhD, RN, FAAN

Assistant Professor and Alum JNVH

Dr. Montalvo is an Assistant Professor of Columbia University School of Nursing and former Executive Director of Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare. She is a recognized national nurse leader in addressing health disparities in primary care by working with federally qualified health centers, professional trade associations, public health and federal agencies. In 2004, she was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow, a transformative professional experience that emphasized the importance of leadership in nursing and lifelong learning.…

Linda Moody

University of Kansas

Derek Moore, ,RN

University of Minnesota

Derek Moore is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary. Following that, he completed a Master in Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. After graduation, Mr. Moore worked as an epidemiologist and faculty member in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.…

Edwin Moralez

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Edwin Moralez is currently working with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as a Public Health Nurse Advisor with the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) on their Quality Rating and Improvement Scale program. Serves on several state and local committees representing EEC concerning pediatrics health and safety programs. Has been involved in the medical field since 1985 as an Emergency Medical Technician before graduated from nursing school in 1995 and has worked in various nursing positions such as medical/surgical, emergency room, intensive care unit, visiting nurse, and skilled nursing facilities; including being a supervisor, liaison, and director.…

Maria Moreno-Chow, ,FNP, CEN, CPEN

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Maria Moreno-Chow is an established nursing professional with over 20 years of nursing experience. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner pursing her Doctor of Nursing Practice at University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Nursing (UHMSON). Moreno-Chow attended Hawaii Loa College, graduated in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Earned a bachelor’s degree in Premedical Studies from Hawaii Pacific University, 1999 and a Master’s degree in Nursing, UHMSON, 2005.…

Noriko Morgan

Vanderbilt University

Jonna Morris, ,PCCN

University of Pittsburgh

I will be attending the University of Pittsburgh as a PhD student in the fall of 2014. I graduated from nursing school in 2007 and then for four years worked as a staff nurse on a busy telemetry unit caring for high acuity med/surge, cardiac, and respiratory patients. For the last three years I have been working on that same unit as an Assistant Nurse Manager.…

Shannon Morris, , MSN, RN, CNM

Teachers College (EdD Scholars)

Shannon is an EdD student at Teachers College, Columbia University studying nursing education. Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, Shannon received her BA and MSN in Nurse-Midwifery from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She knew the minute she “caught” her first baby, there was nothing else she could ever do. After finishing her midwifery training at the University of Texas, Medical Branch, she joined Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center as a labor and delivery/mother-baby nurse, where she continues to care for patients of all backgrounds and acuity levels.…

Caroline Morrison, ,CNL

University of Cincinnati

Caroline Morrison is a doctoral student in the PhD program at the University of Cincinnati. She has a MSN from Xavier University and the Clinical Nurse Leader certification. Ms.Morrison has seven years clinical experience in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Her dissertation research topic is on how adolescents and young adults manage their care and psychosocial wellbeing after discharge from the hospital following a stem cell transplant.…

Catherine Jean (Kate) Morse

Villanova University

Karen Moss, ,CNL

University of Virginia

Karen O. Moss, MSN, RN, CNL Karen Moss is a BSN-PhD student at the University of Virginia. She completed an Associate Degree in Nursing from the College of the Bahamas where she received the Hilda Bowen Nursing Award. She later graduated with honors from the RN-BSN program at Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences. She completed the Clinical Nurse Leader RN-Entry Masters Degree program at the University of Virginia.…

Sarah Mossburg, , MS, RN, ACRN, NE-BC

Johns Hopkins University

Sarah Mossburg is currently pursuing her PhD in nursing at Johns Hopkins University, where she was recognized for academic excellence as a Sigma Theta Tau inductee. Her research interests include methods for promoting patient safety and preventing errors in healthcare. Ms. Mossburg’s interest in patient safety first surfaced while she was pursing her Masters in Health Systems Administration at Georgetown University in 2003, where she was inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Honors Society for Healthcare Administration.…

Christine Mott, ,FNP-BC

West Virginia University

I’m currently enrolled in the DNP program at WVU SON. I teach for WVU SON and work as a Family Nurse Practitioner at WVUH in pre admission testing. I have worked at WVUH since 2000 where I started out as a pediatric nurse and then in 2004 started working in pre admission as a family nurse practitioner and WVU SON since 2004.…

Sally Moyce

University of California, Davis

Fernea Moyo, , MSN, RN,FNP-BC

Pace University

Ms. Fernea Moyo has been a nurse for 33 years. She received a diploma in psychiatric nursing in 1985, which has proven to be one of the most valuable as she relies on this training in interacting with patients, colleagues, managers, subordinates, and her children. It sustained her resolve as an immigrant 22 years ago, not to give up the nursing profession as so many immigrants have had to do.…

Jill Muhrer, ,FNP

Yale University

For the past 28 years, I have been providing primary care to a diverse underserved patient population through a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Camden, New Jersey. While I have enjoyed direct clinical services over the past years, I have been increasingly frustrated by the erosion of resources, and the obstacles I’ve faced in attempting to share high quality evidence-based health care to my patients.…

Raymond Muldoon, ,ANCC

SUNY Upstate Medical University

I am entering my second year of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program of Upstate Medical University. My clinical interests are the care of the psychiatric mental health client across the age span, transitional care of the psychiatric client, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the development of nurse practitioner residency models. I am the past President of Syracuse Area Psychiatric Nurses (2005-2009) and am currently in a leadership role as the Assistant Director of Nursing for Advanced Practice Services, representing and having administrative oversight for advanced practice providers at University Hospital.

Abbe Muller, , MPH, BSN

Yale University

I recently graduated from my Masters program in Public Health at Boston University as a community scholar, merit scholar and honors society member. I co-founded the organization Forensic Nurses for Human Rights, which is currently being established and exploring opportunities to gain fiscal sponsorship. I will be starting my PhD in nursing this September at Yale, with a focus on global health and infectious disease.…

Noreen Mulvanerty, ,FNP-AANC

Georgetown University

Noreen Mulvanerty is the Senior Director of Clinical Programs & Services at NYC Children’s Services. Noreen interfaces with State, Federal and private external agencies on health, policy and program development, monitoring and compliance issues. She provides direct oversight on health care issues related to foster children and delivers technical assistance to program operations including medical performance reviews of foster care programs.…

Rachael Mumbower, , RN BSN, Jonas Scholar, Colvin Scholar

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Rachael Mumbower, BSN, RN, is a PhD student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. She received a BSN from the Capstone College of Nursing in 2012. Mrs. Mumbower’s nursing career began in the emergency department of Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where she completed a nurse residency program and gained experience working with trauma patients and their families.…

Erica Mumm, ,MSN

Regis College

As a nurse for 16 years and an educator for ten years, I am passionate about continuing my education at the Doctoral level. I chose to attend the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Regis College because Regis offers a concentration in Integrative Health. With a teaching philosophy grounded in the works of Florence Nightingale and Barbra Carper and interests in mindfulness, yoga, and presence applied to nursing education strategies, I knew the Integrative Health track was the right fit.…



New York University

My experience in caring for seriously ill older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC)–as a clinician and educator in the critical care arena–has given me invaluable insight into the palliative care needs of this complex population. This experience has made clear that effective strategies in reducing symptom burden, improving health-related quality of life, and mitigating frequent healthcare utilization and rising healthcare costs are necessary.…

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Dawn Murphy, , MS RN CPNP

Texas Woman’s University

I have worked in pediatric nursing for 25 years in a number of different pediatric settings. In 2000, I obtained my Master’s degree and certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner and had the opportunity to work with children and their families at Parkland Health and Hospital System’s school-based clinics in Dallas, Texas. I currently hold a faculty position at Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where I teach courses in pediatrics and leadership, and assist with various nursing lab courses.…

Linda Murray, ,PCNB

University of Maryland

My career has spanned over three decades in which I have assumed a several roles within nursing. Beginning my career as a staff nurse and moving on to the role of a clinical unit educator provided me with the experience to progress to a hospital staff development coordinator. Due to an intense desire to develop my clinical interaction with pediatric clients I chose to pursue a Post Master’s Certificate program for my Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.…

Meghan Murray, , MPH, RN

Columbia University

Meghan Murray has worked at Columbia University since 2010, most recently as the Surveillance Officer for the “Keep it Clean for Kids (KICK) Project,” a four-year study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to improve hand hygiene and infection prevention practices in three pediatric long-term care facilities in the New York metropolitan area.…

Sarah Murray, ,ACNS-BC

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Sarah J. Murray, is a doctoral student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa focusing on the community reintegration of the severely wounded veteran. After serving in the Army National Guards of Ohio, Alabama and Texas as a combat medic, she received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern State University. She was the recipient of the Baptist Health Foundation scholarship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas where she completed her master’s in nursing in the Clinical Nurse Specialist program.…

Sherrie Murray, , MS, RN, ANP-BC, FNP

Pace University

I am an advanced practice registered nurse, graduating in 1981 with my Bachelors and in 1994 with my Masters from Syracuse University. I have a Post Masters from Russell Sage College. I am Board Certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. My nursing career has been very fulfilling for me. I am presently working as an Associate Professor at Russell Sage College.…

Nicole Murry, , BSN, RN

University of Texas-Austin

Nicole Murry, BSN, RN, is pursuing a PhD in Nursing with a focus on health literacy. As a nurse educator in the Neonatal Intensive Care, Nicole observed that when the delivery of health information was tailored to meet the needs of parents, which often included clear verbal and written communication, patients and parents fared better. These same observations were echoed throughout her work as a graduate assistant and project manager for a large-scale study focused on health literacy and self-care behaviors of approximately 400 patients within a federally qualified health center.…

Abby Mutic, , MSN, CNM

Emory University

Nursing is a calling and develops after a strong desire to lead people toward well-being. Over the past five years, I have been privileged to assist moms and babies during the most empowering event of their lives: childbirth. As a lifelong learner, I felt compelled to become a researcher, close the clinical research gap that persists, and translate literature into clinical practice changes.…

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Tina Mutka, , MPH, RN

University of South Florida

In August of 2018, I will begin the PhD Program in Nursing Science at the University of South Florida (USF). I became a registered nurse in 2014 and prior to transitioning into nursing I obtained a Master of Public Health in Global Communicable Disease and spent several years employed as a microbiologist at USF where my main research focus was on the malaria parasite.…

Kristen Myers, , MPH, MSN, RN, CIC, CNE

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kristen is currently pursuing a PhD in nursing through the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her research interest is in public health, specifically vaccinations and communicable diseases. Her dissertation will focus on using implementation science to optimize maternal Tdap and influenza vaccination programs in obstetrical and family practice. Specifically, she is exploring organizational and health system barriers to maternal vaccinations within practices.…