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Gifty Lano, RN BSN RNFA CNOR is a registered nurse with extensive experience in the Peri-Operative specialty. Gifty obtained her Nursing degree from City University, London in 1995 and a subsequent BSN from Pennsylvania State University PA in 2009.

Gifty is a certified Peri-Operative Nurse and an RN First Assistant. Gifty’s clinical experience extends from clinical management to several Peri-operative specialties including Cardiac, Davinci Robot and Orthopedics.

She currently works at a renowned acute care facility in Pennsylvania.

Gifty is passionate about the role of nursing as the drivers of patient care initiatives and processes that generate positive outcomes.

Gifty is also passionate about youth development and strategically creates volunteer opportunities for youth in the diaspora. 

Vice President

Adelaide Okoree-Siaw, MSN/ED RN, currently living in Goodyear, AZ, licensed in New Orleans, New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Arkansas, experiences in Medical Surgical, Telemetry, Rehabilitation, Occupational Health, Pediatrics, Psychiatry Crisis, Surgical Oncology, Orthopedics and Emergency Nursing, over thirty plus years of Nursing, currently Associate Professor of Nursing in Pediatrics and Adult Health (BSN)

Married for 29 yrs with three kids. Loves gardening , traveling and entertaining people. My aspiration is do the best at all times to make a difference.

An active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America ( southwest chapter) and member of NLN and Sigma Theta Tau ( Phi pi chapter)Honor Society of International Nurses.