The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) is honored to celebrate Black History Month with the Black Nurse Leaders Series 2022 initiative. This effort highlights healthcare leaders who are prominent figures in their organizations and making transformational impacts in the field of nursing.

16 honored executives will be featured during the month of February.


NBNA President Dr. Martha A. Dawson leadership quote.

“There is no denying, at this time in history, nurses are leading the way in healthcare and our country,” stated NBNA President Dr. Martha A. Dawson. “This is an optimal time to share insights from  experienced top professionals in the field who can deliver thoughtful messages and inspire the next generation of black nurses. It is also very important to highlight prominent Black nurse leaders in this country who represent them. NBNA is ecstatic to share a stellar panel of professionals to honor Black History Month 2022!”


16 Nurses who will be featured during the month are:

  • Dr. Martha A. Dawson, President and CEO, National Black Nurses Association
  • Dr. Debra A. Toney, President, National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations
  • Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones, President, International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates
  • Dr. Sarah Killian, National President, Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Inc.
  • Dr. Millicent Gorham, Executive Director, National Black Nurses Association
  • Dr. Ernest Grant, President, American Nurses Association
  • Dr. Lindsey Harris, President, Alabama State Nurses Association
  • Dr. Barbara Hatcher, President, Chi Eta Phi Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Patricia Lane, President-elect, American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
  • Dr. Beverly Malone, CEO, National League for Nursing
  • Donna Mazyck, CEO, National Association of School Nurses
  • Ottamissiah Moore, President, National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy
  • Dr. Tonya Moore, Executive Director, Mississippi Nurses Association
  • Beverly Morgan, President, Lambda Psi Nu Nursing Sorority, Inc.
  • Dr. Linda Scott, President-elect, American Academy of Nursing
  • Dr. Danielle McCamey, Founder, CEO & President, DNPs of Color
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To view the full panel of featured nurse leaders and their background, go here. We encourage everyone to follow NBNA on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay connected.

NBNA is currently accepting applications for membership. To become a member, go here for more information.

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Featured Black History Month 2022 Black Nurse Leaders

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