State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY
 SUNY Downstate Medical Center renovated and expanded the college of nursing’s Learning Resources Center, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory that will benefit not only NCIN scholars, but all nursing students.

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 Round 2: 2009 – 2010
Myra Aguilar
Zoe Andrada
Hope Bannister
Andrew Brown
Narda Carrion
Dauthy Catabois
Xiomara Dorrejo
Vivian Elbaz
Cherese Headen
Daniel Kashdan
Jack Lew
Melina Morales
John Pearson
Cathleen Salvodon
Isabell Song
Matthew Stoops
Sherannette Tinapunan
Nelson Valenzuela
Marvin Weiss
Tezra White
Round 3: 2010 – 2011
Sutanya Absalom
Mia Baer
Johnson Cesar
Alice Cheng
David McComb
Irene Navarez
David Seto
Danny Vanel
Keisha Waldropt
Magda Williams
Round 4: 2011 – 2012
Donna Anckle
Jin-Jin Chao
Juanita Erb
Donna Palmer-Jones
Victoria Poon
Matthew Prince
Aimee-Lauren Rosales
Tom Salomone
Lindsay Walker
An-Lo Yu
Round 5: 2012 – 2013
Tehilla Bradshaw
Asaan Britt
Phillip Campanella
John Dujmovic
David Kim
Kimberly Noble
Joseph O'Brien
Rushell Pieters
Elizabeth Salandy
Jennifer Silfa
Round 6: 2013 – 2014
Carrine Cardona
Matthew Dreyer
Jordan Farrand
Dalissa Hughes
Zoe Johnson
Sharon Llerena
Boris Mosheyev
Mellissia Prescod
Sabiha Siddiqui
Timothy Silva
Kevin Walsh
David Wong
Round 7: 2014 – 2015
Joshua Arnez
Kimberly Bylander
Marisol Montoya
David Rafailov
Matthew Terrono
The college of nursing takes enormous pride in the diversity of its student body, faculty, and staff and is committed to recruiting and retaining a culturally diverse student population in both its undergraduate and graduate programs. To that end, SUNY integrated a “scholars as mentors” program into its Pre-Orientation Immersion Program. NCIN scholars helped incoming nursing students transition into the accelerated nursing program. SUNY Downstate Medical Center administrators have been key to the success of the program. The college of nursing received “High Needs Program” grant funds from SUNY Central that have supported hiring additional faculty to support program expansion.


I believe this about nursing…  “The positive characteristics we strive to possess can be developed by being of service to others.”

I believe this about nursing.... “It allows you to become conscious of being human.”

I believe this about nursing... "Nursing is the embodiment of my beliefs, a vessel for me to exude my character of love and care on a population that needs it the most."