I am doing very well in my advancing career...so I thank you NEF for paving the way! I am currently Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University School of Nursing where I was appointed as Director of Pediatric Research, and as Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
I am enjoying grantsmanship and research activities, and have several current active projects, including role of Project Director for a 3.2 million dollar federal HRSA award that provides scholarships for disadvantaged students who seek to become primary care practitioners. Outside of the School of Nursing.
I am currently the Associate Editor for MCN: The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing, Vice-Chair of the Individual Member Division Executive Committee for the American Nurses Association, and serve on multiple national committees and boards (including for Jonas Philanthropies, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, and Eastern Nurses Research Society).
NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.
NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.