Meet Our Writers

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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

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.

Jennifer Bobrow Burns

Jennifer Bobrow Burns is a career counselor and free-lance writer in Connecticut. She is the author of the book Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector.