To celebrate the launch of the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, Women's Healthcare launched its My Nurse Influencer program to feature some of the greatest online nurse influencers! These influencers bring a fresh perspective to our journal and offer our readers more diverse topic matter. We are also thrilled to offer these influencers a platform to share their voices.

We hope you enjoy our influencer program, and if you are interested in learning more, contact Dave Gilmartin, Digital Content Editor at for more information.

Editor’s Note –The views expressed in the nurse influencer posts are those of the contributing authors. NPWH does not sanction the content of these posts.

NP Voices

Editor-in-chief’s message

Editor-in-chief’s message, June 2022

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Cystic Fibrosis: A Personal Perspective

The nurses who took care of me had a profound influence on my life and are the reason I am a nurse today.

Jeannie Collins Beaudin is a recently retired Canadian community pharmacist with 40 years of experience, including specialization in compounding pharmacy, and hormone assessment and management. In addition to publishing her book, Can I Speak to the Hormone Lady? Managing Menopause and Hormone Imbalances in 2018, she has written articles and blogs for Pharmacy Practice + Business since 2006, peer reviewed educational programs for Canadian pharmacists since 1998 and publishes a weekly health blog found on her website.

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Donna Hallas PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN is a certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner and pediatric primary care mental health specialist. She is a Clinical Professor and Director of the PNP program at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing. She has presented nationally and internationally on numerous research and clinical topics with the overall goal of improving health care outcomes for infants, children, adolescents and young adults. 


Vaccine Refusal

How Vaccine Refusal Can Impact the Next Normal

Continued vaccine refusal will affect those who are vaccinated and the Next Normal may include mask wearing, and some limitations on recreational activities.