Meet Our Writers

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Judy Goforth Parker, RN, PhD, Martha Baker, RN, PhD and Lee Anne Nichols, RN, PhD

Judy Goforth Parker, RN, PhD, is a member of the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee and a professor of nursing at East Central University. She was recently elected for a fourth term as legislator for the Chickasaw Nation. Martha Baker, RN, PhD, is associate professor of nursing and director of the BSN program at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. Her tribal affiliation is White River Cherokee. Lee Anne Nichols, RN, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Tulsa and a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation.

Judy Goforth Parker, RN, PhD and Lee Anne Nichols, RN, PhD

Judy Goforth Parker, RN, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Nursing at East Central University (Ada, Okla.) and a member of the Chickasaw tribe. Lee Anne Nichols, RN, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Tulsa School of Nursing and a member of the Cherokee tribe.

Judy Goforth Parker, PhD, RN

Judy Goforth Parker, PhD, RN, retired from her teaching position at East Central University’s Department of Nursing in summer 2009. She is now the administrator of the Chickasaw Nation Health System in Ada, Oklahoma. Visit her blog at www.goforthparker.com.

Joseph D. Hacinas, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.S., P.H.N. and Artemus Armas, R.N., M.S.H.S, B.S.N, C.E.N.

Joseph D. Hacinas, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.S., P.H.N. is a Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy Nurse Corps and Artemus Armas, R.N., M.S.H.S, B.S.N, C.E.N. is a Major in the United States Air Force, North Carolina.

Joanna Blonska

Joanna Blonska, Office of Minority Health (OMH) Resource Center

JoAnn Dade M.H.A., Ph.D., R.N.

JoAnn Dade, R.N., Ph.D., M.H.A., is an adjunct faculty member for the University of Phoenix Online as well as Kaplan University Online. She also serves as Activity Lead of Disaster Services for the American Red Cross's Metro Atlanta, Georgia, division.

Joane T. Moceri, PhD, RN

Joane T. Moceri, PhD, RN, is a lecturer in the nursing program at the University of Washington Tacoma. She is also a researcher with a particular interest in addressing issues of racism and bias as they pertain to nursing.

Jin-Chuan Chuang (Wanda) Wu, RN, MN, OCN

Jin-Chuan Chuang (Wanda) Wu, RN, MN, OCN, is an assistant professor in the Charity School of Nursing at Delgado Community College in New Orleans. Wanda has practiced oncology nursing for many years in both Taiwan and the United States.

Jessica Tomer

Jessica Tomer is an editor at Minority Nurse.

Jessica King

Jessica King is an assistant editor at Minority Nurse magazine.

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