|Eric L. Coleman, LPN||
Eric L. Coleman, LPN, works with the veteran population at a long-term care VA facility in Brecksville, Ohio. He plans to continue his education in nursing and he enjoys writing in his spare time.
Erica Patino is a freelance writer based in Monterey, California
Ericka Marengo graduated in May 2007 from the BSN program at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
|Estela Dimes, BSN, RN||
Estela Dimes, BSN, RN, works at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. She is currently earning a master’s degree in nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is the mother of two special needs children, Nezzar and Ziyad Dimes. This article is dedicated to them.
|Ethel M. Robertson, EdD, C-FNP, MSN, MA, and Shari D. Wherry, MSN, C-FNP||
Ethel M. Robertson, EdD, C-FNP, MSN, MA, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine, at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Shari D. Wherry, MSN, C-FNP, is an instructor in the same program.
|Fenot Samuel Awalom, R.N., B.S.N.||
Fenot Samuel Awalom, R.N., B.S.N., is a recent nursing graduate of Kennesaw State University in Georgia.
|Fidel Lim, RN, MA||
Fidel Lim, RN, MA, is a clinical instructor at New York University College of Nursing in New York City.
|Fidelindo Lim, M.A., R.N.||
Fidelindo Lim, M.A., R.N., is a nurse educator at New York Downtown Hospital and a clinical faculty member at New York University.
G.S. is a recent recipient of a scholarship award from ExceptionalNurse.com, an online resource for nurses and nursing students with disabilities.