Press - May 10, 2016

 
2016 NBNA National Brain Health Program
Media Contact:
Name: Dr. Millicent Gorham
Phone: 301-589-3200


The National Black Nurses Association is pleased to announce the participants of the 2016 NBNA National Brain Health Program.  The program is sponsored by the National Brain Health Center for African Americans, a program of The Balm in Gilead, Inc.  "The purpose of the program is to educate nurses and the community on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. The program will provide support and education for nurses on cognitive health impairment through a custom designed curriculum that will offer nurses up to 4 continuing education hours", stated Dr. Eric J. Williams, NBNA President.  "We are pleased to partner with the NBHCAA to offer this important information that the nurses can then take back to their communities." 
 
The chapters that will participate in the program are:
 
Alabama
Mary F. Williamson
President
Birmingham BNA
 
Arizona
LaTanya Mathis
President
Black Nurses Association Greater Phoenix Area
 
California
Dr. Lovene Knight
President
Council of Black Nurses, Los Angeles
 
 
Georgia
Evelyn C. Miller
President
Atlanta BNA
 
Illinois
Dr. Daisy Harmon-Allen
President
Chicago Chapter NBNA
 
Indiana
Dr. Denise Ferrell
President
Indianapolis BNA
 
Louisiana
Georgette Mims
President
New Orleans BNA
 
Maryland
Kim Cartwright
President
Black Nurses of Southern Maryland
 
Massachusetts
Tarma Johnson
President
New England Regional Black Nurses Association
 
Nevada
Rowena Trim
President
Southern Nevada BNA
 
Ohio
Stephanie Doibo
President
Cleveland Council of Black Nurses
 
Pennsylvania
Dr. Dawndra Jones
President
Pittsburgh Black Nurses in Action
 
Texas
Dr. Karla Smith-Lucas
President
Metroplex BNA (Dallas)
 
Virginia
Andree Aboite
President
Central Virginia BNA
aaboite@aol.com
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