Meet Our Writers

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LaToya D. Hines

LaToya D. Hines is a fifth-year pre-nursing student at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. This article was originally written as an assignment for her Women’s History course.

L. Joyce Washington, PhD, ARNP, CNS

Dr. L. Joyce Washington, ARNP, CNS, an associate professor of nursing at Barry University School of Nursing (SON) in Miami Shores, Fla., is the former chairperson of the SON’s Faculty Affairs Search Subcommittee and current chairperson of the SON Faculty Affairs Committee.

L. Grace Freeman, RN

L. Grace Freeman, RN, graduated from the University of South Dakota nursing program in May 2004. She plans to continue her education to become a diabetes educator.

Kristin Anderson, Ph.D.
Kristie Aylett

Kristie Aylett is communications professional with over 20 years of experience and a background in health care, higher education, and municipal environments. 

Kondria Woods

Kondria Woods is a free-lance writer, copy editor and business consultant based in Greer, S.C.

Kimberly Bonvissuto

Kimberly Bonvissuto is a freelance writer based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kimberley Ensor, BSN, RN-PHN

Kimberley Ensor is a new grad RN from SDSU, a published author, and is currently earning her Masters in Nursing with an emphasis in teaching. Visit her blog or follow on Twitter @KimEnsorRN.

Kerri Henderson, BSN, RN

Kerri Henderson, BSN, RN, has worked for eleven years in the field of nursing. Her experience has always been in the critical care area but now she is working in the area of hospice. She is currently working on her MSN.

Kenny Thompson, BSN, RN and Daren Vertein, MSN, RN

Kenny Thompson, BSN, RN, works on a cardiovascular progressive care unit at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He hopes to begin graduates studies this fall. Daren Vertein, MSN, RN, is a professor at East Tennessee State University College of Nursing in Johnson City. He will complete his family nurse practitioner (FNP) studies in the spring of 2011.