Loralie Woods, PhD, RN

NEF Scholar: 2019-2020


I hope that you and members of your team are well and safe. These are certainly different times. My family and I are well. I am the Director of Inpatient Operations at my hospital. Since the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis, I have been serving as the Incident Commander in my hospital's disaster command center.  I am so proud to be working alongside of these dedicated health care workers.

A positive note to share, I graduated this weekend with my Doctorate degree in Nursing from the University of San Diego. Graduation ceremonies were canceled; however, my wonderful team hosted a surprise graduation for me at work. I am grateful and blessed.

Again, thanks NEF for all of your support.

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Miriam Kamau

(2021-2022 Winner)

Miriam Kamau, BSN, RN, PHN, PMH-BC is the honored recipient of the NEF Madeline A. Naegle Scholarship. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University San Bernardino in 2006 and... read more.

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