2021-2022 Cohort


Marcela Campoli

Director - Institute for Credentialing Research and Quality Management at the American Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association.

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader; Dr. Marcela Campoli is a multicultural mission-driven professional. Read Bio


Roseline Jean Louis

Birth Equity Research Fellow - National Birth Equity Collaborative.

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader; Roseline Jean Louis is in her third year Ph.D. Candidate at Emory University ... Read Bio

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Gloria Mpundu

Student - University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing

Gloria Mpundu is a student at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. Read Bio


Octavia Vogel

Doctoral Candidate - Emory University

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader; Octavia Vogel is a doctoral candidate in the James T. Laney School of Graduat... Read Bio



Lauren Gerchow, MS, RN

Ph.D. Student - NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader Alumni; Lauren Gerchow is a community public health nurse and a second year Ph... Read Bio

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Lauren Ghazal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of Michigan

Dr. Lauren Ghazal is a family nurse practitioner and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michiga... Read Bio


Marcus Henderson, MSN, RN

Ph.D. Student - Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader Alumni; Marcus D. Henderson. MSN, RN is currently a PhD student at Johns Hopki... Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member, Researcher

Shazia Mitha, M.S.N.

Doctoral Candidate - Columbia University School of Nursing

Shazia Mitha, MSN, AG-ACNP-BC, RN is a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar. Read Bio

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Jacqueline Nikpour, B.S.N., R.N.

Ph.D. Student - Duke University School of Nursing

Jacqueline Nikpour is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar and a rising third-year PhD s... Read Bio



Margo Brooks Carthon, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN

Associate Professor of Nursing and Africana Studies - University of Pennsylvania

IRGNI Emerging Diversity Leader Mentor; Margo Brooks Carthon, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor of ... Read Bio

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Member, Researcher

Michael Cary Jr., Ph.D., RN

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing - Duke University

Dr. Cary is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing, senior fellow in the Center for the Study of Agin... Read Bio

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Hayley Germack, Ph.D., M.H.S., R.N.

Associate Director of Real World Value & Evidence - Janssen Scientific Affairs

Dr. Hayley Germack is an Associate Director of Real World Value & Evidence at Janssen Scientific Affairs. Read Bio

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Ellen Kurtzman, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., FAAN

Tenured Associate Professor - The George Washington University, School of Nursing

Dr. Ellen T. Kurtzman is a health services researcher and a tenured associate professor in the George Washingt... Read Bio

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Allison Squires, FAAN, Ph.D., RN

Associate Professor - NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Allison Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN is the 2019-2020 Distinguished Nurse Scholar in Residence at the National Acade... Read Bio

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Deonni Stolldorf, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor - Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Dr. Stolldorf is an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and conducts health service... Read Bio