Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia University
Dr. Kechi Iheduru-Anderson is the inaugural Nursing Program Director and associate professor
at the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University,
Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She is an Inaugural Fellow of American Association of Colleges of
Nursing Elevated Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN). Prior to this, she served as assistant
dean of nursing and the director of Laboure College’s RN to BSN Program in Milton,
Massachusetts. She had held other leadership positions in nursing practice and academia. Kechi
earned her Doctoral degree in nursing education and master’s degree in nursing leadership and
healthcare administration from Regis College Weston Massachusetts, her bachelor’s degree at
Curry College. She is a certified nurse educator (CNE). Her research interests focus on equity,
diversity, inclusion, and antiracism in nursing practice, leadership, and education. Dr. Iheduru-
Anderson is a prolific writer and student advocate.
Kechi is an active member of Association of Black Nurse Faculty and National Black Nurses
Association, American Nurses Association-MI, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of
Nursing. She is a very active member of several committees with the Michigan Nursing Action
Coalition. She is the recipient of received the 2016 ANA -Massachusetts Excellence in Nursing
Education Award, Fall 2020 Blackboard Exemplary Course Award, 2021 Association of Black
Nurse Faculty Young Publisher award, and 2021 Faculty Excellence Award for The Herbert H.
and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University. She is an avid
faculty and student advocate and mentor.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kechi-iheduru-anderson-8a9b6351/
Google scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/iheduru-anderson
Shawana S. Moore is a nationally recognized, board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner who specializes in providing women’s and gender-related care throughout the lifespan. Shawana served as an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Women’s Health- Gender Related Nurse Practitioner Program
at Jefferson College of Nursing from 2014-2022. She is presently an Associate Professor, Clinical Track and DNP Program Director at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University. Dr. Moore is the current Chair for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.
Dr. Moore is committed to providing women’s and reproductive health care to underserved populations.
In her work as a women’s health nurse practitioner with health care organizations, she has cared for women and the gender related populations across the lifespan, mostly in underserved areas, for more than a decade.
Dr. Moore has developed a nurse-led mentorship, the Girls Empowerment Program, to support the healthy growth and development of adolescent girls in underserved communities. She serves and has served on national boards and committees dedicated to women’s health care.
Her research interests include women’s health, gender affirming care, environmental/climate and women’s health, adolescent female empowerment, pre-pregnancy counseling, well-woman care, contraception, maternal obesity, gynecological disorders, telehealth in the women’s health care setting, diversity, inclusion and equity. Dr. Moore presents on these topics locally and nationally.
Dr. Moore is the author of scholarly blogs and numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, and also a
contributor to national position statements for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. She has helped develop podcasts and video productions focused on the promotion of health equity.
Her research efforts include an examination of HPV vaccination uptake in women involved in the legal criminal system. As a National Institute Health (NIH)-designated early investigator, Dr. Moore will take advantage of the NCI’s Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) program which provides
additional training to early career investigators.
Dr. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Biology from Wilberforce
University. She earned a second Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialty in women’s health, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Thomas Jefferson University. She is an alumnus of the National League of Nursing LEAD Institute and Jefferson Leadership Academy.
Dr. Bryant is currently the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs and Simulation
Simulation and Associate Professor at Columbia school of nursing’s accredited
Helene Fuld Health Trust Simulation Center. Dr. Bryant has over 20 years of
teaching experience and 10 years of experience as a Women’s Health Nurse
Practitioner. Throughout her career she has become an expert in the field of
simulation through her experience with designing simulation centers and
implementing simulation programs for two of the top-rated nursing schools in the
country. In her current role she oversees the day-to-day operations and
implementation of simulation-based education for all the graduate nursing and
advance practice nursing students. In addition role includes implementing
initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion for our students and the
Dr. Bryant is the co-chair Society in Healthcare media and communication
committee. She has recently been appointed to the CDC funded Nurse-Led
Vaccine Confidence Advisory Committee. She is a proud member and current
chapter treasurer of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Lastly, she is
currently on the executive board for the Greater NYC Black Nurses Association.
She received her Associates degree in nursing from Hudson Valley
Community College. She continued her education at Stony Brook University
where she received her Bachelor’s in Nursing and a Master’s Degree as a
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Lastly, she received her Doctorate in
Nursing Education from Case Western Reserve University.
Angel Daniels is the currently working in the role of Associate Professor and Post-Licensure and General Education Program Chair at Bon Secours College of Nursing. Prior to entering this position, Angel worked as the Clinical Transformation Manager with the Bon Secours Medical Group (BSMG), Medical Home Department and clinical operations team for 6 years. Responsible for coordination of the nurse navigators program, medical home social workers, and advanced practice clinicians programs (APC) professional development to include development and implementation of Bon Secours first APC transition to practice (residency) program implemented in Fall 2016. Angel worked closely in care coordination with Bon Secours Senior Care Services, Bon Secours At Home Program, and Bon Secours Palliative Medicine programs.
Angel has over 20 years of experience working in the healthcare field. Prior to joining the Bon Secours Medical Group in 2011 as a nurse navigator, Angel was a RN in the Emergency Department at Richmond Community hospital from 2008-2012. In 2009 while maintaining her role as ER nurse, Angel was selected to be the nurse case manager and site coordinator in the planning and implementation for the Healthy Beginnings program at Richmond Community Hospital.
Prior to joining Bon Secours Health System, Angel worked as a Quality Improvement and Utilization management Specialist for 8 years with Southern Health/Coventry Healthcare Inc. Angel also worked as a medical assistant and certified nursing assistant for ten years. Prior to acquiring the role of Assistant Professor, Angel worked in the role of Adjunct faculty at Bon Secours College of Nursing teaching the RN to BSN transition program in vulnerable populations.
Angel earned her registered nurse diploma from Bon Secours School of Nursing in 2008. Angel obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in in 2011 from Liberty University and went on to earn a Master of Science (MSN) degree in 2014 from Liberty University with a concentration of Nursing Education. in 2013. Angel earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in December 2016 at Chamberlain College of nursing with a concentration of Health System Leadership. Angel also earned her case management certification (CCM) Currently working on a Post- masters Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner at Chamberlain University.