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A week of festivities
Students overcome obstacles to succeed
Reaching a new generation
Dr. Debra P. Malina, DNSC, MBA, CRNA, ARNP, was elected lead coordinator for the Nursing Organizations Alliance (NOA). NOA, formed in 2001, represents more than 60 specialty nursing organizations across the United States. Its purpose is to promote a strong voice and cohesive action to address issues of concern to the nursing community. Membership in the alliance is open to any nursing organization whose focus is to address current and emerging nursing and health care issues. Malina is the assistant director of clinical education and assistant professor in the Barry University Master of Science program in anesthesiology.