Past Jonas Policy Scholars

Past Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

2018-2020 Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

  • Laura Britton, BSN, RN, PhD Candidate
    Women's Health Expert Panel
  • Kristin Choi, PhD, RN
    Maternal & Infant Health Expert Panel
  • Kelli DePriest, BSN, RN, PhD Candidate
    Environmental & Public Health Expert Panel
  • Anna Dermenchyan, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
    Violence Expert Panel
  • Nicholas Giordano, PhD, RN
    Military & Veterans Expert Panel
  • Elizabeth Henderson, MSN, MS, RN, AGN-BC, NREMT-P, PhD Candidate
    Psychiatric, Mental Health & Substance Use Expert Panel

2017-2019 Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

  • Ragnhildur (Raga) I. Bjarnadottir, PhD, MPH, RN
    Informatics & Technology Expert Panel
  • Shannon Halloway, PhD, RN
    Women's Health Expert Panel
  • Kirstin Manges, MSN, RN
    Building Health Care System Excellence Expert Panel
  • Sarah Oerther, MSN, MEd, RN
    Psychiatric, Mental Health & Substance Use Expert Panel
  • Felicia "Liz" Stokes, JD, MA, RN
    LGBTQ Expert Panel
  • Jasmine Travers, PhD, AGNP-C, RN, CCRN
    Environmental & Public Health Expert Panel


2016-2018 Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

  • Jocelyn Anderson, PhD, RN, FNE-A, SANE-A
    Violence Expert Panel
  • Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza, PhD, MSN, RN, APHN-BC
    Genomic Nursing and Health Care Expert Panel
  • Desiree Bertrand, MSN, RNC
    Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel
  • Jordan Bosse, MS, RN
    Primary Care Expert Panel
  • Melissa Kurtz, MSN, MA, RN
    Breast Feeding Expert Panel
  • Stephen McGhee, MSc, BSc, PGCE, DPSN, RNT, RN, VR
    Military and Veterans Expert Panel

2015-2017 Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

  • Toby Bressler, MPA, RN, OCN
    Acute and Critical Care Expert Panel
  • Billy Caceres, MSN, RN-BC, AGPCNP-BC
    Aging Expert Panel
  • Teresa Hagan, BSN, BA, RN
    Women's Health Expert Panel
  • Kari Mastro, RN, NEA-BC
    Emerging Infectious Diseases Expert Panel
  • Sarah Miner, MS, RN
    Environmental & Public Health Expert Panel
  • Christopher A. VanFosson, MSN/MHA, RN
    Major, United States Army Nurse Corps
    Quality Health Care Expert Panel
  • Jiayun Xu, BSN, RN
    Health Behavior Expert Panel


2014-2016 Academy Jonas Policy Scholars

  • Laura Brennaman, PhD, RN
    Psychiatric/Mental Health/Substance Abuse Expert Panel
  • Emerson E. Ea, DNP, APRN, CNE
    Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel
  • Sunny G. Hallowell, PhD, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC
    Breast Feeding Expert Panel
  • Alicia Gill Rossiter, MS, FNP, PNP-BC, FAANP
    Military & Veterans Health Expert Panel
  • Katherine E. Simmonds, MS. MPH, WHNP-BC
    Primary Care Expert Panel