Cassandre Jean-Antoine is a PhD student at the University of Florida’s College of Nursing. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Biology from the University of South Florida and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from the University of Central Florida in Leadership and Management. She has extensive work experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) caring for newborn babies needing specialized medical attention and critical premature babies. Currently, she is working full time as a Clinical Assistant Nurse Manager in a Level II NICU while enrolled full time in UF’s PhD program. Her research interest is exploring the factors limiting diversity among nurse leaders and nurse executives. After completing the PhD program, she would like to become a Nurse Executive in a healthcare organization. With a position in healthcare administration, her goal is to have a positive impact on the community through education and research. She is an active member of the Central Florida Black Nurses Association and the National Association of Neonatal Nurses.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Nurse Leader – Policy and Leadership
Dissertation: Exploring Diversity in Nursing Leadership