Meet Our Writers

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Ericka Marengo

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, an online resource for nurses and nursing students with disabilities.

Gail Baumlein, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., C.N.S., C.N.E., A.N.E.F.

Gail Baumlein is a professional registered nurse holding a Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., C.N.S., C.N.E., and A.N.E.F. She is the Director and Dean of M.S.N. Online Programs at Chamberlain College of Nursing.

Gihan ElGindy, MSN, RN

Gihan ElGindy, MSN, RN, is an educator and independent consultant on health, nursing, cultural competence, education and business entrepreneurship issues. She is the executive director of the Transcultural Education Center (TEC) in McLean, Virginia. For more information about TEC, visit