Doctoral Nursing Student Organization

The Doctoral Nursing Student Organization provides a forum for doctoral students enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctor of Nursing Science programs to share research and scholarship, interact and support each other, interact with faculty, and provide a communication mechanism to SON administration and faculty.

Bylaws


DNSO Candidates

President
Name Program Phenomenon of
Scholarly Interest
Statement
Michael Umachi DNP
(Nurse anesthesia concentration)
Opioid Free Anesthesia I have held leadership positions in the past with organizations such as American Association of Critical Nurses Gulf Coast Chapter. I also have an extensive volunteer history in the community with organizations such as Big Brother Big sisters of America. My unique experiences and talents will make sure that all students are represented in DNSO.

Vice President
Name Program Phenomenon of
Scholarly Interest
Statement
Kryshonda Alleyne DNP
(PCFNP Concentration)
HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections I am running for this position because I would like to be a voice to help elevate our profession and support the advancement of the doctoral students. Thank you in advance for consideration.
Angelle Bonura DNP
(ENL Concentration)
Executive leadership, strategic organizational management, talent management and quality improvement Angelle exhibits strong leadership and a commitment to advancing nursing at every level.
Angelle has successfully managed large critical care units with over 75 staff. She is open, energetic, and driven. I feel as if she will be a tremendous asset to this organization.
I have known Angelle over 12 years, working with her at the bedside (staff nurse and charge nurse) and as a director of critical care nursing units. Excellent nurse and leader.
Debra Boyd DNP
(ENL Concentration)
Leadership development and mentorship program implementation I would like to be involved in this organization with the Board of Directors to promote the special aims and needs of the doctoral nursing student and to expand my leadership skills and professional network.
Robert Edwards DNP
(Nurse Anesthesia Concentration)
Esmolol and post-operative pain reduction Robert is energetic, charismatic, detail oriented, and natural leader. His experience as a charge nurse has prepared him to set plans and follow through.
Helen Neil DNS Unilateral neglect As VP of DNSO I will assist the President with meeting, organizational duties and doctorate events. I will perform all duties assigned by the president.

Secretary/Historian
Name Program Phenomenon of
Scholarly Interest
Statement
Bryan Wagar DNP
(Nurse Anesthesia concentration)
Virtual reality to decrease pre-procedure anxiety in children undergoing general anesthesia Bryan is charismatic, detailed oriented, determined to achieve goals set for himself, dependable, and committed to helping others.

Treasurer
Name Program Phenomenon of
Scholarly Interest
Statement
Joshua Mayeaux DNP
(Nurse Anesthesia concentration)
Diaphragmatic Ultrasound in conjunction with RSBI to more accurately predict weaning success for mechanically ventilated patients I have worked with Josh for the last five years. He is responsible, trustworthy, and a great leader.