From a "Gem of an Idea" to Reality

Reducing healthcare disparities among minority communities by contributing to the global scholarly discourse.


Ronnie Ursin


It is with great honor and humility I step into the role of President of our esteemed nursing organization. I am filled with excitement and a deep sense of responsibility toward advancing our profession and supporting each and every member as we embark on this new chapter, together. 

I have witnessed, firsthand, the dedication, compassion, and expertise which define our nursing community throughout my career. Effective leadership, to me, stands on pillars of transparency, inclusivity, and accountability. I am committed to amplifying our collective voice, advocating tirelessly for our interests, and promoting excellence in nursing faculty education, practice, and leadership. Pillars of VISION 2030 including Leadership, Engagement, Growth, and Sustainability, will direct us for years to come.

The Association of Black Nursing Faculty, Inc. is proud to showcase its members who are on the move! Our members are dedicated nurses and faculty members who strive for excellence in their fields. From making advancements in nursing research to training the next generation of nurses globally, our members are trailblazers leading the way. We’re honored to work with such passionate and energetic individuals who are changing the face of nursing. Join us as we celebrate our incredible members and all they do for our profession! Congratulations to the movers and shakers within ABNF!

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