Board Members

Executive Director

FEATURED SCHOLAR

Clifton Thornton

(2021-2022 Winner)

Clifton Thornton, MSN, BS, RN, CPNP is the proud recipient of the first Rita Reis Wieczorek Maternal-Infant & Pediatric Nursing Scholarship. He is currently a 3rd year PhD Candidate at the Johns Hopkins Univers... read more.

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