Meet Our Writers

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Pamela Hyman, MSN, RN

Pamela Hyman, MSN, RN, is a graduate student at the University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut.

Pam Chwedyk

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.

Nurses, Nursing Students and Educators

Carolyn Ahl, Amber Bumgardner, Heather Byelick, Melissa Krieder, Joy Nevens, Antonia Schiller, Katrina Sorensen and Laura Steiger are students at the University of Washington School of Nursing in Seattle. Sherry Foutch, MN, ARNP, is a nurse practitioner at the Teen Health Center clinic at Cleveland High School in Seattle. Janette Wong, BA, and Kelly Pornour, MA, are health education teachers at Cleveland High School.

Norma Kiser-Larson, PhD, RN

Norma Kiser-Larson, PhD, RN, is an assistant professor of nursing at North Dakota State University in Fargo. She serves as a parish nurse in her local congregation and has coordinated two medical mission trips to Nicaragua.

Nita Kasan

Nita Kasan is the Chief Nursing Officer at The College Network, an online education provider specializing in nursing education based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Nicole M. Cole, B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N.

Nicole M. Cole, B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N., is a clinical/administrative supervisor at a general hospital in Florida.

Nicole Ferrell, R.N., B.S.N., C.E.N.; Debbie James, R.N., B.S.N., C.E.N.; and Cecil Alwood Holland, Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D., A.P.R.N.

Nicole Ferrell, R.N., B.S.N., C.E.N.; Debbie James, R.N., B.S.N., C.E.N.; and Cecil Alwood Holland, Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D., A.P.R.N., M.S.N., M.Ed., R.N. are researchers based at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina.

Nancy J. Mellem and Valerie Anderson

Nancy J. Mellem is a former contrubiting editor and Valerie Anderson is a former managing editor of Diversity: Allied Health Careers.
 

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