Marlene McDowell is the public relations manager for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. For more information about nurse anesthesia, visit the AANA website at www.aana.com.
|Marilyn Hardy Bougere, MSN, RN, CNS||
Marilyn Hardy Bougere, MSN, RN, CNS, is a nursing instructor at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama.
|Maria Krol R.N.C.-N.I.C., M.S.N., D.N.P.-C., and Cheryl Ann Green, R.N., L.C.S.W., C.N.L., M.S.N., Ph.D.||
Maria Krol, R.N.C.-N.I.C., M.S.N. D.N.P.-C., is a faculty member at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing and a newborn ICU nurse at the Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Connecticut. Cheryl Ann Green, R.N., L.C.S.W., C.N.L., M.S.N., Ph.D., is also a faculty member at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing and a crisis clinician within the Griffin Hospital’s emergency department in Derby, Connecticut.
Margarette Burnette is a free-lance writer based in Acworth, Georgia.
|Maggie Van Dyke||
Maggie Van Dyke is a free-lance writer in the Chicago area.
|Lynette Cox, RNC, MSN||
Lynette Cox, RNC, MSN, graduated in May 2003 from the University of Hartford with an MSN degree in management. She is currently working as a charge nurse at Hebrew Home and Hospital in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Luis Clemens is a free-lance writer who specializes in covering the African American, Asian American and Latino communities.
|Lt. Colonel Beulah Nash-Teachey, RN, BSN||
Lt. Colonel Beulah Nash-Teachey, RN, BSN, also holds a master’s degree in nursing. She serves in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and is a member of the Greater Washington (D.C.) chapter of the National Black Nurses Association.
|Lowanda Dent, PhD, RN, CANP||
Lowanda Dent, PhD, RN, CANP is an adjunct faculty member who teaches in the online family nurse practitioner program at Albany State University in Albany, Georgia. She would like to hear from other nurses who are interested in sharing their own experiences as students in online education programs. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louise Kaegi is a Chicago-based free-lance writer specializing in health care, ethics and cultural competency.