FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  

Contact: Dr. Danielle McCamey, President


Alexandria, VA, March 23, 2023 Doctors of Nursing Practice of Color (DOCs), is proud to announce its newest leadership team. “I am excited to welcome these talented individuals of game changers and trailblazers. With this year being our year of changing the game and forging new paths, we need people that understand the importance of building this community so we can continue to create opportunities to contribute in significant ways towards advancing health equity, ” said DOCs Founder, President & CEO, Dr. Danielle McCamey. Congratulations to the DNPs of Color Board of Directors and appointed leadership.

Board of Directors 2023-2025

  • President: Danielle McCamey, DNP, ACNP-BC, APRN, FCCP, Assistant Dean, Clinical Practice & Relationships, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • Vice President: Selena Gilles, DNP, ANP-BC, CNEcl, FNYAM, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program, New York University Meyers College of Nursing, New York, NY
  • Treasurer: LaDonna Brown DNP, CRNA, MNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Washington, DC
  • Secretary: Mimi (Sheila) Guiracocha, DNP, RN, Manager of Health Promotions for the Upper Midwest at the American Lung Association, Chicago, IL
  • Student Representative: Michael Williams, MSN, FNP-BC, Center for Health Empowerment, Austin, TX
  • Board Member: Dwayne Alleyne, DNP, APRN, ACNP-C, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  • Board Member: Marshall Blue Sr. DNP, MSN, RNC-NIC, CNL, PHN, Director of Pediatrics at St.Joseph’s Medical Center, and Dignity Health Stockton, CA
  • Board Member: Janice Linton DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CCRN-K, ACHPN, Founder/CEO Advance Planning Learning Institute, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Board Member: Ottamissiah (Missy) Moore, BS, RN, WCC, DWC, CHPN, Founder and Chief Learning Officer at Nursing QI, Washington, DC
  • Board Member: Gertrude Thomas, DNP, RN, Nurse Manager, MHealth Fairview, Minneapolis, MN
  • Board Member: Latrina Walden, MSN, FNP-BC, FNP-C Founder/CEO Latrina Walden Exam Solutions, Atlanta, GA

Advisory Board Appointments

  • Alvin Haygan Jr., MBA, Seagen, Change Management Principal, San Antonio, TX
  • Angel McCullogh, Director of nursing at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals,Philadelphia, PA
  • Toni Murray, DNP, CENP, NPD-BC, CMSRN, Director of Clinical Education andProfessional Practice Clinical and Education Solutions, AMN Healthcare, Bowie, MD
  • Diana Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
  • Angel Daniels, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, MSN.ed, RN, CCM, Associate Professor and Curriculum Coordinator General Education, Richmond, VA

Committee Co-Chair Appointments

  • Antiracism/DEI & Advocacy
    • Marilyn Mapp, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Director of Nursing, Jefferson Health New Jersey, Sewell, , NJ
    • Tina Loarte-Rodriguez, MSN, RN, CIC, CPPS, CPHRM, VP of Nursing Wheeler Health , Hartford, CT
  • Fundraising & Financing
    • Vanetta Cox Bonner, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN, Founder/CEO, Vital Care Greensboro, Cary, NC
  • Programming
    • Elena Prendergast, DNP, APRN, FNP-C,ACHPN, Owner, Tree of Life Health Consultant, Augusta, GA
    • La Tasha Bruner-Hill DNP, MHSA, CMDP, FNP-C, Family NP, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Research Committee
    • ○  Kechi Iheduru-Anderson, DNP, RN, CNE, CWCN, Professor & Nursing Program Director at The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
    • ○  Angela Appiah, PhD, DNP, MPH, RN, COA, FAACM, Clinical Assistant Professor Health Science Program & Lienhard School of Nursing, New York, NY
  • Social Media & Marketing
    • Patrice Little DNP, FNP-BC, Founder of NP Student, Atlanta, GA
    • Juandria Montgomery, DNP, APRN, NP-C, NBC-HWC, Clinical Professor, Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, TN
  • Governance
    • Charlotte Nwogwugwu, DrPH, MPH, PMHNP-BC, HIV PCP, CPH-BC Assistant Professor-Global Health University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD



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 for nurses. Please visit our website and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @dnpsofcolor