The Diversity & Equity Team is focuses their efforts on improve the skills of nurses and nursing students with a goal of reducing health disparities. Other action areas include mentoring and increasing diversity within the nursing profession.
This team addresses the IOM recommendation numbers 2 & 7.
Expand opportunities for nurses to lead
Prepare and enable nurses to lead change to advance health.
diffuse collaborative improvement efforts.
Leader: Sandra Burrell, ADN, RN, Public Health Nurse, WV Bureau for Public Health
Robin McDaniel, MSN PLNC RN, CNO, Montgomery General Hospital
Gabrielle Chapman, Executive Director, Call to Action for Racial Equality
Gregg Suzanne McAllister, President, Mothers of Diversity America
Aisha Reikow, APRN, Psych Nurse Practitioner
Myisha Robinson, Director Title V, WV Bureau of Senior Services
Angie Nixon, APRN, CNM, Nurse Midwife
Tiffany Plear, Partnership of African American Churches
Drema Smith, Chair, Civil Rights Committee, WV Department of Transportation
Teresa Johnson, RN
Angela Booker, BSN, RN, MS, Nursing Home Administrator/CEO
DeNeia Thomas, PhD, Chief of Staff, WV State University
Nicole Wilson-Carr, FNP-BC is a pediatric nurse practitioner
Crystal Lovett, RN, CLC, Mocha Milk in the Mountains