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Meet Our Nurse Contributors
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Joelle Y. Jean
Joelle Jean has been a nurse for more than 10 years and family nurse practitioner for over three years. She has a background in pediatric emergency room, labor and delivery, and primary care medicine. Her passion for the nursing profession and writing led her to her current role as a senior writer for NurseJournal.
RN, BSN, MSN
Gayle Morris practiced in pediatric medicine for over 20 years before hanging up her stethoscope and picking up a pen. She has been a full-time health and wellness freelance writer for over 10 years. Morris is a mom to four children. She is renovating her home on the weekends. When she has free time, you'll find her reading, playing with her dog, or enjoying long bike rides.
Alexa is a registered nurse with over a decade of experience in neonatal and pediatric cardiac intensive care. As a travel nurse, she crafted a unique nursing style from working with pioneers in pediatric cardiology across the country. After earning a master’s degree in nursing education from Western Governors University, she began teaching as a clinical instructor for associate degree nursing students. Alexa is a lifelong learner and can be found reading at least one historical fiction and one nonfiction book at any given time.
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