Diversity and Inclusion Committee

In This Section

Edilma L. Yearwood, PhD, Chair
Chair
Department of Nursing
School of Nursing & Health Studies
Georgetown University
3700 Reservoir Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20057
(202) 687-3214

ely2@georgetown.edu

Linda Burnes-Bolton
, DrPH, First Term
System Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Nursing
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Boulevard, NT-2021
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 423-5191
linda.burnesbolton@cshs.org

Mary Hoke, PhD, First Term
Dean
School of Nursing and Health Professions
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209
(210) 829-3174
mhoke@uiwtx.edu

Judith Lewis, EdD, First Term
Dean
School of Nursing
D’Youville College
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
(716) 829-7783
lewisj@dyc.edu

Nena Peragallo-Montano, PhD, First Term 
Dean and Professor 
School of Nursing 
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Carrington Hall, CB # 7460 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460 
(919) 966-3732 
npm@email.unc.edu

Demetrius Porche, DNS, First Term
Dean
School of Nursing
Louisiana State University Health Science Center
1900 Gravier Street, Room 5B14
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 568-4106
dporch@lsuhsc.edu

Lisa Rosenberg
, PhD, First Term
Associate Dean of Students
College of Nursing
Rush University Medical Center
600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1080
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-8982
lisa_rosenberg@rush.edu

Lin Zhan, PhD, First Term
Dean
Loewenberg School of Nursing
University of Memphis
100 Billy Mac Jones
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-4154
lzhan@memphis.edu

Vernell DeWittyAACN Staff Liaison
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Robert Wood Johnson New Careers in Nursing
(202) 463-6930 ext. 224
vdewitty@aacnnursing.org