Master’s degree student Linda Luna is a nurse at an ambulatory surgery center working directly to provide unmet general health services and education to the underserved population in Yolo County.
What led you to apply for the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership graduate program through the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing?
I have always had the desire to help the community to directly improve health outcomes. My career goals and aspirations directly align with the vision of the master’s degree program to transform health care through nursing education and research with a focus on societal health issues and disparities.
What excites you the most about the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing?
The school was founded upon a progressive and innovative approach to education.
What do you hope to do upon completing the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Degree Program?
I will continue to educate myself and new nurses about cultural sensitivity and multicultural inclusiveness. I would like to develop innovative ways to deliver health care, in order improve overall health outcomes for the underserved population of our community. In this way I will be able to aid the migrant/Latino underserved population of our community.