The Hispanic NursesTM

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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.

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Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter

Mission statement:
To foster the development and improvement of health care for the community at large. With a specific focus on Hispanic ethnic groups, through the concerted efforts and collaboration with community members, community leaders, Hispanic Nurses.

Vision statement:
To promote the health of the residents of Monroe County and its surrounding areas.

A. To have a voice in the planning of health service delivery to Hispanic citizens and residents of Monroe County and the surrounding communities.

B. To compile a local membership directory of Hispanic Nurses.

C. To promote leadership and professional/educational advancement of culturally diverse nurses to meet the health care needs of the Hispanic community.  

D. To promote research activities and seek grant-funding opportunities, which address Hispanic and multi-ethnic health promotion, and illness prevention. Focusing on improvement of health care problems common to Hispanic, and multi- ethnic clients and communities.

E. To identify the contributions that Hispanic Nurses have made to research, education, and nursing practice.

F. To strengthen the influence of Hispanic Nurses on government and organized nursing through coordinated action.  

G. To participate in setting health care policy that affect the Hispanic and Multi-ethnic populations.

Elected Officers:

  • Founding President: Daisy Perez MSN/Ed, RN, RNC-MNN, PhD (student)
    National Nominating Chair

PO Box 1461
Allentown, PA 18105

Philadelphia Chapter

The Philadelphia Chapter provides an important voice for Hispanic nurses and the Hispanic community in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Its members provide an important voice for Hispanic nurses and the Hispanic community of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Its members are active in local health care issues and committed to increasing educational and professional opportunities for Hispanic nurses and nursing students through its dedication to networking, scholarships, and mentoring. Its members are also instrumental in providing culturally competent health care for Hispanic consumers.

  • Chapter President: Valerie Caraballo RN, MSN, APN
  • President Elect: Brunilda Sanchez RN, BSN
  • Vice-President: Valerie Caraballo, MSN, RN
  • Treasurer Candidate: Olga Delgado, RN
  • Secretary Candidate: Lydia Acevedo, RN




Address: NAHN Philadelphia Chapter
PO Box 49179
Philadelphia, PA 19141

Telephone: 856-580-2595



2017 Annual Meeting


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


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