Graduate School of Nursing

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Nadia Ekema (Primary Senator)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nadia is a fourth-semester Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) student. Nadia graduated from Towson University in 2014 with a Bachelors in Healthcare Management and a minor in Business Administration. She is originally from Cameroon. Prior to the CNL program, Nadia worked at the Physicians Billing Services for Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. When not in class, Nadia works at The Johns Hopkins Hospital as a student nurse. Her plans after the program is to build on bedside experience before obtaining a DNP. Nadia loves spending time with family, exercising, visiting art museums and collecting food recipes. Nadia looks forward to an exciting academic year serving as the primary senator for the Graduate School of Nursing.

Crystal Martin

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Lauren Stumme
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Lauren is a final semester graduate nursing student in the Clinical Nurse Leader Program. Lauren graduated from UMBC with a biological science maor and psychology minor. Before starting nursing school, she worked as a medical assistant for a gastroenterology practice and a medical scribe in an emergency department. Currently, she is placed at the UMMC PPCU for practicum while working as a nurse associate in the emergency department at John's Hopkins Bayview. Lauren plans to further her education and become a nurse practitioner. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and playing sports.

Chrys Lane (Alternate Senator)

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Rosalia Matthews (Alternate Senator)

Rosalia is a nursing student in the Clinical Nurse Leader program. She graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2013 with a BA in Environmental Studies, and studied Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for two years before pursuing a career in nursing. She is also involved in the Graduate Nursing Association and works part time at Mercy Medical Center on a Progressive Care Unit. After graduation, she hopes to work in the NICU.