|Phoebe Pollitt, Carrie Streeter, and Cynthia Walsh||
Phoebe Pollitt, R.N., Ph.D., practiced public health nursing for more than 20 years while teaching part time. She is now a full-time assistant professor of nursing at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Carrie Streeter is a master’s degree student in history at Appalachian State, with an interest and published works in mental health care. Cynthia A. Walsh, M.A., J.D., is licensed to practice law in New Mexico, the Navajo Nation, and the Sioux Rosebud Reservation. She has worked in federal/tribal law as well as public regulations law. Cynthia hosts the website http://www.Catawba-People.com.
|Peter J. Goodman||
Peter J. Goodman is president and CEO of MyJobCoach, Inc. (www.myjobcoach.com), a national career development and coaching firm. He is the author of Win-Win Career Negotiations: Proven Strategies for Getting What You Want from Your Employer.
Paula Lipp is a former editorial manager of Minority Nurse.
|Paul C. Bowers||
Paul C. Bowers is the vice president for fund development at Downey Regional Medical Center in Downey, California.
|Patti Urso, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., F.N.P., C.N.E., and Karen Ouzts, R.N., Ph.D., A.P.H.N.-B.C., C.N.E.||
Patti Urso, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., A.N.P.-B.C., F.N.P., C.N.E., is the Specialization Coordinator for Nursing Education for the School of Nursing at Walden University. Karen Ouzts, R.N., Ph.D., A.P.H.N.-B.C., C.N.E., B.S.N. is the Completion Program Director and R.N., M.S.N. Coordinator for the School of Nursing at Walden University.
|Patricia A. Vint, EdD, SDL||
Patricia A. Vint, EdD, SDL, is director of the Instruction Center at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan.
|Pamela Palmer, EdD||
Dr. Pamela Palmer is a free-lance writer who specializes in career, business and information technology topics.
|Pamela Hyman, MSN, RN||
Pamela Hyman, MSN, RN, is a graduate student at the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut.
Pam Chwedyk is senior editor and editorial manager of Minority Nurse.
|Olga Savoskina, R.N., B.S.N.||
Olga Savoskina, R.N., B.S.N., is a recent graduate from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a new nurse in the cardiac care unit in Kent General Hospital, Dover, Delaware. She is an active member of the hospital’s diversity committee. Besides learning the profession and getting acquainted with her new hospital family, Olga is also a mother to Nikolai, age two.