The Connell School Diversity Advisory Board

The Connell School has renewed its commitment to developing and nurturing a diverse nursing workforce through the formation of a Diversity Advisory Board. The Diversity Advisory Board will provide insight and guidance as the school plans and implements programs that reflect a commitment to advancing and sustaining an organizational culture that fully welcomes diversity and inclusiveness. The members of the board (pictured from left to right) are:

Linda Battle, DNP, MSN, PHCNS-BC: Director of Nursing Education, Career Centers of Texas, Fort Worth

Eva Gomez, RN, MSN: Staff Development Specialist, Children’s Hospital Boston, facilitator for the Multi-Cultural Nurses Forum, member of the Children’s Hospital Diversity and Culturally Competent Care Council

Norma Martínez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN: Associate Professor-Clinical, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Rolando Perea, RN, MSN, CS: Clinical Director, Emergency Department at Fatima Hospital, Clinical Director of Provider Services for Medical Strategies and Management Systems

Deborah Washington, RN, MSN: Director, Diversity Patient Care Services, Massachusetts General Hospital

Angelleen Peters-Lewis, RN, PhD: Director, Women and Newborn’s Nursing and Clinical Services, Brigham and Women’s Hospital