Contact: Dr. Danielle McCamey, President


ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 22, 2021) –DNPs of Color welcomes its first advisory committee. “The advisory committee is composed of individuals from diverse backgrounds, professions and experiences. We are looking forward to working with these talented and influential professionals to advance our mission as DNPs of Color,” said Dr. Danielle McCamey, Founder and CEO. “They will be instrumental in our transition to a membership based organization and the development of our signature program, the DNPs of Color Institute, a pathway program that will focus on cultivating the next generation of DNP prepared researchers, faculty of color and clinician leaders,” said Dr. McCamey. 

Congratulations to the 2021 advisory committee members:  

  • Dwayne Alleyne, DNP, APRN, ACNP-C, Asst. Professor, University of South Carolina, Co-Founder & Executive Director Capitol Nurse Practitioner Group

  • Tamara Broadnax, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Clinical Command Center, Richmond VA Medical Center, President-Central Virginia Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association

  • David Campbell-O’Dell, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, President/CEO of Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.

  • Sandra Davis, Ph.D., DPM, ACNP-BC, FAANP, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, George Washington University

  • Stephen Ferrara, DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Associate Dean & Associate Professor, Columbia University., Editor-In-Chief, Journal of Doctor of Nursing Practice, Interim Executive Director, Jonas Foundation

  • Julian Gallegos, PHD, MBA, RN, FNP-BC, CNL, Clinical Associate Professor/Director, DNP Program, Purdue University

  • Rhonda Gittens, MS, Nonprofit Finance/Accounting Consultant

  • Derrick Glymph, DNAP, CRNA, APRN, COL., AN, USAR, Enrollment and Global Initiative Coordinator, Florida International University

  • Karen S. Kesten, DNP, APRN, CCNS, CNE, CCRN-K, FAAN, Associate Professor, Program Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarly Projects, George Washington University

  • Orlin Márquez, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Walmart Health

  • Nicole Palmore, MSW, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, University of Maryland

  • Imelda Reyes, DNP, MPH, CPNP-PC, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, Post BSN DNP Director, Emory University

  • Carol Washington, DNP, MS, MSHA, RN, HFP, NEA-BC, Health Services Director, United HealthCare



DNPs of Color (DOCs), is a 501c3 nonprofit nursing organization, whose mission is to serve doctors of nursing practice of color through networking, mentorship and advocacy to increase diversity in doctoral studies, clinical practice, and leadership. Visit our website, follow us @dnpsofcolor on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram