Meet Our Writers

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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.

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.

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.

Deborah E. Clark

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

Deborah Leigh Wood

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

Debra Williams

Debra Williams is a freelance writer in Russellville, Tennessee.

Dee McGonigle, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C.; Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N., M.S.I.S.

Dee McGonigle, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.; Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C.; and Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N., M.S.I.S., serve as faculty in the Chamberlain College of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing degree program.

Denene Brox

Denene Brox is a freelance writer based in Kansas City, Kansas. Visit her online at

Denise Gasalberti, PhD, RN

Denise Gasalberti, PhD, RN, is an assistant professor at the Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing at Wagner College.   

Denise L. Martin, RN, BSN

Denise L. Martin, RN, BSN, is a student at Southern University and A&M
College Graduate School of Nursing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is pursuing a master’s degree in family nursing with a focus on education.