Meet Our Writers

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Luis Clemens

Luis Clemens is a free-lance writer who specializes in covering the African American, Asian American and Latino communities.

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.

Maggie Van Dyke

Maggie Van Dyke is a free-lance writer in the Chicago area.

Margarette Burnette

Margarette Burnette is a free-lance writer based in Acworth, Georgia.

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. 

Marilyn Hardy Bougere, MSN, RN, CNS

Marilyn Hardy Bougere, MSN, RN, CNS, is a nursing instructor at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama.

Marlene McDowell

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.

Martina Steed, CRNA, MS

Martina Steed is a CRNA and Associate professor and Assistant director in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at Webster University in St Louis, Missouri.  She is also a small business owner and PhD candidate in the College of Health Sciences at Walden University.

Mary Hollens

Mary Hollens is the director of development at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., is the Assistant Dean of Diversity and Cultural Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing.

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