This session is presented by Dr. Paula Alexander-Delpech.
Advanced practice nurses are positioned to play a major role in addressing health disparities and shaping the future of healthcare to ensure health equity. Join FNU for an inspiring session focused on adopting a health equity lens, and walk away with some key actions to take in your own practice or work environment.
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Paula Alexander-Delpech, Ph.D., PMNHP-BC, APRN
Dr. Alexander-Delpech earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from Florida International University her Doctor of Philosophy from Barry University and her post masters in Psychiatric Mental Health from the University Cincinnati. Dr. Alexander-Delpech has over 20 year of teaching in both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She has incorporated several teaching initiatives in leadership and management in nursing, population-focused nursing, community health nursing and advanced psychiatric mental health. Most recently, she was recognized for her innovation in teaching and scholarship among her peers and was awarded the faculty superior accomplishment award.
Dr. Alexander-Delpech, is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). She practices in a community-based behavioral health facility, where she utilizes telehealth to improve health for clients who do not have access to mental health. Services. Dr. Alexander-Delpech’s research and scholarship interest includes international service-learning, global health and health disparities with an emphasis on the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora. Dr. Alexander-Delpech focus is on developing culturally appropriate breast cancer awareness initiatives to low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) through high-quality community-based education and contemporary eHealth. Dr. Alexander-Delpech has established an impressive portfolio as a community-based scholar and have developed many community initiatives in underserved communities. Dr. Alexander-Delpech, has also developed and lead many international study-abroad programs to the Caribbean and England, and has received many awards for her work in international service-learning.
Dr. Alexander-Delpech is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Executive Board. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society, and a member of the South Florida Council of Advanced Practice Nurses, and a member of the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty. Dr. Alexander-Delpech currently lives in Miami, Florida and is happily married to her husband Marshall for 38 years and together they have 3 children and four grandchildren.