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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.

2016 NAHN Scholarships Winners

The eight new recipients are: Returning scholars are:
  • Arianna Vargas, San Diego Chapter
  • Grace Ramirez, San Diego Chapter
  • Girah Caraballo, NAHN National
  • Brenda Miguel (Cruz), San Diego Chapter
  • Cynthia Colmenares, Garden State Chapter
  • Daniela Vargas, San Diego and San Francisco Chapters
  • Laura Penalo, New York Chapter
  • Horacio Lemus, San Diego Chapter
  • Gerardo Flores, Los Angeles Chapter
  • Adrial Lobelo, New York Chapter
  • Santiago Mercado, Dallas Chapter
  • Maria Vera-Irizarry, Long Island Chapter
  • Suzanne Carvajal-Pinos, Broward County Chapter
  • Lluriana Bailon
  • Koral Liriano
  • Leah Ruiz

In addition to the United Health Foundation Scholarships, NAHN awarded a total $4,500 from the Past Presidents Scholarship Fund to the following members:

  • Jennifer Sanchez, Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter – In honor of Hector Hugo Gonzalez, PhD, VR-RN (retired)
  • Sara Jiminez, San Diego Chapter – In honor of Carmen Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Caesar Rangel, Phoenix Chapter – In honor of Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, DrPH, RN, FAAN
  • Zayra Quintero, San Diego Chapter – In honor of Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, FAAN

NAHN also awarded a NAHN Scholarship to Paulette Lizarraga, Phoenix Chapter

Children’s Mercy Scholarship

Arianna Vargas received the Children’s Mercy Scholarship




2017 Annual Meeting


2017 Annual Conference
July 18-21, 2017
Phoenix, AZ


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