Meet Our Writers

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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

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

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 lwdent@knology.net.

Louise Kaegi

Louise Kaegi is a Chicago-based free-lance writer specializing in health care, ethics and cultural competency.

Lorrie R. Davis-Dick, MSN, RN, BC

Lorrie R. Davis-Dick, MSN, RN, BC, is a clinical assistant professor at North Carolina A&T State University School of Nursing in Greensboro, N.C. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing.

Lorraine W. Jackson, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C., C.N.S.

Lorraine W. Jackson, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C., C.N.S., is a Clinical Nurse Specialist/Educator at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. She recently earned her Ph.D. in Human Services from Capella University. Lorraine is passionate about geriatric and caregiving issues.

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