Meet Our Writers

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Beverly Patchell, RN, MS, CNS

Beverly Patchell, RN, MS, CNS, is an advanced practice nurse with certification in Child and Adolescent Psych/Mental Health and Advanced Nursing Administration. She currently serves as project director for the American Indian Nursing Student Success Program at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing. Her tribal affiliation is Cherokee/Muscogee.

Benjamin Green Jr., RN

Benjamin Green Jr., RN, graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe(ULM) School of Nursing in 1997. He is currently employed as a staff nurse at the VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

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Barbara Marquand

Barbara Marquand is a free-lance writer based in Reno, Nevada.

Archana Pyati

Archana Pyati is a freelance writer based in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Anne W. Davis, PhD, RN, Deborah L. Flowers, PhD, RN, and Judy Goforth Parker, PhD, RN

Dr. Anne W. Davis is a professor of nursing at East Central University (ECU) in Ada, Okla., and serves as project director for Nursing Education with Enhanced Retention Activities (NEW ERA). Dr. Deborah Flowers is program coordinator of ECU @ Southeastern Department of Nursing and an associate professor of nursing at ECU. Dr. Judy Goforth Parker is a professor of nursing at ECU and is retention coordinator for NEW ERA.

Anne Baye Ericksen

Anne Baye Ericksen is a free-lance writer based in Southern California.

Anitra Ellerby-Brown, MS, RN, CNM, Trickera Sims, MSPH, RN, and Mavis Schorn, PhD, RN, CNM

Anitra Ellerby-Brown, MS, RN, CNM, and Trickera Sims, MSPH, RN, are August 2008 graduates of the Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville. Mavis Schorn, PhD, RN, CNM, is an assistant professor and director of the Nurse-Midwifery Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

Alice B. Britt, MSN, APRN, CS

Alice B. Britt, MSN, APRN, CS, is a clinical specialist in psychiatry/mental health with a private practice in Washington, D.C. She is also a doctoral candidate and part-time clinical faculty member at The Catholic University of America.

Alex Grosko and Jeffrey T. Rudolph, MBA

Alex Grosko is a manager of business analysis and information at Amgen, Inc., and a founding member of ANGLE. Jeffrey T. Rudolph, MBA, has 15 years of pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience and has worked in pharmaceutical sales, marketing, R&D, and for three medical advertising agencies. He has also developed many medical marketing communications programs and has in-depth knowledge across numerous therapeutic areas.