2020 NAHN Scholarships

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses is pleased to announce the distribution of scholarships to NAHN members this year at the Virtual Annual Gala, celebrated online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scholarship program is very competitive, and we thank the generous funders who are actively helping raise the level of professionalism among Latino nurses.

The National Association of Hispanic Nurses is honored to receive scholarship money and related services from the United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative’s Latino Health Scholars Program.

The United Health Foundation New Scholars are:
Zoe Carrasco, BSN (San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter)
Rosario Davalos
Ashley Dorval, RN, EMT (Western Massachusetts Chapter)
Lyanne Duarte, RN
Angel Garcia, BSN, RN, CNOR, CCRN (New York Chapter)
Samantha Kunze Garcia, BSN, RN, CPN (San Diego Chapter)
Debbie Gruber (Westchester Chapter)
Maureen A. Johnson
Nicol Mari Ulloa Macias (Orange County Chapter)
Yesenia N. Nunes, BSN, RN (Western Washington Chapter)
Jaimie Ramirez (Western Massachusetts Chapter)
Nicole Renteria (San Diego Chapter)
Cesar Rivera, BSN (Los Angeles Chapter)
Nicole Sanchez, RN, BSN, TNCC (DC Metro Chapter)
Sonia Turner, RN, BSN (Alabama Chapter)
Vanessa Unglaub-Castano (Greater San Jose Chapter)
Rebecca Valenzuela (DC Metro Chapter)
Catherine W. Vila (Illinois Chapter)

The Returning Scholars are:
Patricia Soltero Sanchez, RN, BSN, MAOM (Los Angeles Chapter)
Mayra Yniguez, BS, MPH, cFPHW (San Francisco Chapter)
Leticia Fernandez, RN, BSN 
Amanda D. Huerta, DNP, BS

The ACT Award was presented to:
Deana Nunes, MSN, CWCN (Western Massachusetts Chapter)

The Nurse Tim Scholarship was presented to:
Elizabeth  Rios, PhD (candidate), APRN, RN (Illinois Chapter)