|By Juliene G. Lipson, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Suzanne L. Dibble, DNSc, RN [eds.]|
|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.
Barbara Marquand is a free-lance writer based in Reno, Nevada.
Archana Pyati is a freelance writer based in Silver Spring, Maryland.
|Annie M. Clavon|
|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.