A Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association
Dr. Johnson has been a RN for 14 years and is home-based primary care/high intensity transitional care expert. He received his Doctor of Nursing Practice from The University of Miami (The U!!!), and his BS and MS in nursing from Binghamton University. He is currently a FNP Program Director and Assistant Professor of nursing at Long Island University-Brooklyn, practicing in house calls, and the co-founder of DrNurses.com
Dr. Barnes has been a RN for 13 years and is a Founder/Owner of Barnes Health Affiliates, LLC at www.bhapro.com She completed her Doctorate (DNP) and Masters (MS) degrees at the University of Rochester, School of Nursing. She also graduated from Binghamton University with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and minor in Spanish. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Long Island University - Brooklyn and a clinician at Northwell Health.
Monique Tarrant is a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist and clinical researcher with experience in oncology, geriatric medicine and public health. She received her Master’s in Public Health from City University of New York and her Master’s in Nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She currently works in patient and nursing education at Weill Cornell-NY Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Fields has been a RN for 29 years and is an HIV/AIDS prevention research expert. He received his PhD in nursing science from the University of Pennsylvania, and his BS and MS in nursing from Binghamton University. He is the founder and President of his own healthcare consultant firm known as "The S.D.F Group, LLC" http://www.thesdfgrp.com/about.html
Dr. Bryant has over 19 years of teaching experiences and 11 years as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her doctorate of nursing practice in nursing education from Case Western Reserve University, and MS and BS from Stony Brook University. She is currently the Executive Director of Simulation and Assistant Professor at Columbia University.
Jewel Adams is a board certified nurse leader with 35 years of experience in critical care and med/surg. Ms. Adams received an AAS in Nursing from the University of the State of NY Albany and completed her BSN at the University of Phoenix. in 2005 Ms. Adams completed her MSN at Emory University in Atlanta GA. As a life long learner she is currently studying Health Administration at the University of Phoenix Doctoral Program and enjoys mentoring new nurses.
Dr. Gilles has been a RN for 14 years and is a Critical Care expert. She has a DNP from Monmouth University, MS from Hunter College, and BS from LIU. Dr Gilles is certified in Critical Care Nursing and has been an Adult NP for 8 years, specializing in Neuro and Pain Management. Dr Gilles is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate Program at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
Dr. Cayo has 11 years of nursing experience. She received her DNP in 2014 from Fairfield University. She is currently enrolled in a DNP-PhD program where she is focusing on improving cardiac outcomes among African American women. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University.
Sharlene Chisolm is a registered nurse with 5 years of experience working in the neurological intensive care unit. She earned her BSN from Seton Hall University in 2013 and is pursing her MSN specializing in family nursing practice at CUNY Lehman College.
Dr. Richards is a Clinical Instructor and an Assistant Professor working diligently to educate the next generation of nurses. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees at Columbia University. She is also a member in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated..
Shanelle Young is a nursing graduate of Long Island University Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing class of December 2019. Member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. She received her AAS in Liberal Arts and Mathematics from Nassau County Community College. She is currently working in hospice care.
Jose Perpignan has been a RN for 4 years as a Cardio-Thoracic ICU Nurse and a Transplant Coordinator with LiveOnNY. He received his BA in Africana Studies from Binghamton University and his BS in Nursing from University of Rochester School of Nursing.