Daryl Lazaro Hawkins

Daryl Lazaro Hawkins


  • MSN, Masters of Science in Public Health Nursing, University of Florida 2010
  • BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Florida 2005


Daryl Lazaro Hawkins has worked in a number of clinical settings including the solid-organ transplant unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the intermediate care unit and Medical-Surgical ICU at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

During her graduate studies, Ms. Hawkins was a research nurse for a National Institutes of Health funded Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) study on women in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program. Daryl Hawkins has previously nursing faculty for Harford Community College and Notre Dame of Maryland University teaching a variety of nursing courses, including Medical-Surgical Nursing and Community Public Health Nursing. Prior to joining Barry University, Daryl Hawkins was a Nurse Consultant for the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Outbreaks. In this role, she was the primary lead for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded pilot Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention Collaborative, involving acute care hospitals and long-term care facilities. Daryl Hawkins' interests include the use of simulation and technology in nursing education and the use of technology in public health and disease prevention.