Meet Our Writers

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Debra Williams

Debra Williams is a freelance writer in Russellville, Tennessee.

Deborah Leigh Wood

Deborah Leigh Wood is a free-lance writer from Evanston, Ill.

Deborah E. Clark

Deborah E. Clark is associate director of media relations at Alfred State College in Alfred, N.Y.

Debbie Ann Jones, RN, MS

Debbie Ann Jones, RN, MS, is an instructor at Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing in Houston, Texas.

Darrell Burrell

Darrell Burrell has over 10 years of health care management experience. He has completed graduate degrees in management, human resources and education. In 2006 he was a Presidential Management Fellow working at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Danica T. Fulbright, BSN, and Gayle M. Timmerman, RN, PhD, CNS

Danica T. Fulbright, BSN, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing in May 2001. She has been involved in research for the last six years and plans to pursue graduate studies in the area of maternal-child health. Gayle M. Timmerman, PhD, RN, CNS, is an associate professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. She is completing work on her NINR-funded grant, “Dieting, Deprivation and Nonpurge Binge Eating,” which served as the parent grant for Danica Fulbright’s Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minorities.

Cynthia Thomas, R.N.-C, C.D.O.N.A., Ed.D.

Cynthia Thomas, R.N.-C, C.D.O.N.A., Ed.D., is an assistant nursing professor at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Cynthia Nowicki Hnatiuk, Ed.D., R.N., C.A.E.

Cynthia Nowicki Hnatiuk, Ed.D., R.N., C.A.E., is the Executive Director of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, and the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board. She is the author of Mentoring the Stars: A Program for Volunteer Board Leaders and is a contributor to the AMSN Mentoring Program.

Cynthia M. Clark, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.E.F., F.A.A.N.

Cynthia M. Clark, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.E.F., F.A.A.N., is a professor in the Boise State University School of Nursing.

Cynthia J. Hickman, M.S.N., M.Ed., B.S.N., R.N., B.C.-C.V.N., C.M.

Cynthia J. Hickman, M.S.N., M.Ed., B.S.N., R.N., B.C.-C.V.N., C.M., is a case manager for a cardiovascular unit at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. She is a member of Fort Bend County Black Nurses Association and chairman of its Obesity Initiative. Concerned about public health, she is encouraging FBCNBA members to change their BMIs by conducting group activities and sharing monthly tips regarding nutrition and lifestyle behavior changes.