Sherry L. Brown (BS ’79); neuroscience nursing track; clinical nurse specialist, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana; Indianapolis.

Jill W. Fuller; advanced practice track; Watertown, SD

Diane Gold (BS ’80) APRN; neuroscience nursing track; retired APN; Minneapolis. Dianne is a consultant for HealthForce Minnesota and the Nursing Center for Excellence. She has worked as an NP, a clinical nurse specialist in neurology, and an associate professor. In her free time she likes to read, quilt and travel.

I have been greatly blessed by my experience at BYU. I had many dedicated faculty members who started me on the path of lifelong learning.

Maureen E. Gonzales, CPNP; NP, Raleigh Neurology Associates; Durham, NC. Maureen has practiced in a variety of pediatric settings and has spent the last 15 years practicing in developmental pediatrics. She enjoys evaluating and treating children and has developed a special interest in ADHD.

Kathleen J. Marchiondo; advanced practice track; med-surg nursing faculty specialist, Western Michigan University; Kalamazoo, MI. Kathleen is a member of the National League for Nursing (NLN), Society for Vascular Nursing, Academy Medical-Surgical Nurses, Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).

Rod Newman (BS ’79); advanced practice track; NP, Revere Health; Payson, UT. Rod is a former adjunct faculty member in the BYU College of Nursing. 

Sylvia A. Porter (BS ’77)

Emma J. Rainsdon (BS ’54); nursing administration track.

Kathleen M. Schwetz; neuroscience nursing track; neurology clinical nurse specialist, Cleveland Clinic; Cleveland Heights, OH.

Siegrun M. Scorup; advanced practice track; Orem, UT. Siegrun has used her medical training in both civilian life and military service. She was called to service in Berlin during Operation Desert Storm. After returning home, she volunteered for four years with the VA hospital in Salt Lake City. Her duties there included calling veterans to remind them of their appointments, inviting them to participate in the program, and just listening to their stories. She also found a great deal of relief in an alternative medicine program involving yoga and meditation while there.

Rheatte R. Solomon CFNP; NP, Houston Methodist Primary Care Group; Pearland, TX.

Marilyn H. Sorensen (BS ’79); family nurse practitioner track; FNP, Revere Health; Orem, UT. Marilyn has five children. 

Susan J. Squire; advanced practice track; recently retired pediatric NP, University of Utah (U of U), Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH); Salt Lake City. Of her BYU experience, Susan says:

 It was excellent! I couldn’t have done it without them.

1982 Thurston, DianaDiana Thurston PhD, APRN; assistant professor; University of Utah College of Nursing; West Jordan, UT. Diana received her DPN with an emphasis in women’s health and PhD in health education from the University of Utah. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and has also worked part-time for many years at the Salt Lake Valley Health Department in the bureau of epidemiology. She is an infectious-diseases investigator and received the Public Health Hero award in 2003 for her work in small pox and preparedness plans for both the state and local health department.

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