Teresa M. Buchanan, Lisa Furdon, Nina Manolson, Nneka Nwokeji, Patricia M. Reilly, Billy Rosa

Teresa M. Buchanan, MBA, RN

Teresa has held a variety of educational, managerial and leadership nursing positions, with a particular focus on program development and project management in health care settings. She has most recently supported the Nursing Integrative Care/Caring and Healing Modalities Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts as a project manager and certified HeartMath trainer.

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Lisa Furdon, RN, CYT

Lisa Furdon, RN, CYT, has been a Registered Nurse at BMC for 22 years; she has worked in the Emergency Dept since 2005. Lisa has expertise and education as a Certified Yoga Instructor; she is also Urban Zen Certified.

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Nina Manolson, M.A., NBCHWC

Nina helps women over 40 end their war with food and make peace with their body.
She is a Nationally Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach, a Psychology of Eating Teacher and Coach and has been helping women move into a caring, loving, enriching and nourishing - relationship with their body for 25 years. She also holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology.

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Nneka Nwokeji, BSN, RN

Nneka Nwokeji, BSN, RN has been a nurse for 18 years at BMC, She is a content expert with Afro beat dance moves and drums, with free style expression that relaxes the body and mind.

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Patricia M. Reilly, MSN, RN

Patricia was most recently the director of Integrative Care/Caring and Healing Modalities at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. She has held a variety of leadership positions in critical care and perioperative nursing. Her current interests lie in developing a caring healing environment for both patients and healthcare providers. She is certified in advanced hypnotherapy and therapeutic touch, and is a Reiki master and certified HeartMath trainer.

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Billy Rosa is a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar in the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing PhD program, Philadelphia, PA. He is a graduate of the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Palliative Care Fellowship (2016-2017). His specialties include holistic nursing, critical care, palliative care, and global health, and recently spent a year working for the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda, East Africa (2015-2016). Billy is the editor of two books on leadership and global health, and has authored more than 150 books chapters and articles. He has been recognized with numerous awards, and as one of America’s Most Amazing Nurses by The Doctors TV Show and Prevention magazine. Billy has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2017 Rising Stars in Nursing and received the 2017 Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award from Sigma Theta Tau International. Billy serves on the US Advisory Board for the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health, the national Nominating Committee for the American Holistic Nurses Association, and the editorial board for the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. He is the recipient of the 2018 New York University Young Distinguished Alumnus Award. He is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the New York Academy of Medicine.

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