Author Archive, Lisa Theisen

About Lisa Theisen

Lisa Theisen is a second-year nursing student attending Portland Community College. She graduates in June 2007 and plans to continue her education at Linfield College in Portland, Oregon. Lisa is a nurse activist and is a proud supporter of the campaign to establish an Office of the National Nurse. She enjoys walking Mulligan, her beautiful golden retriever-Chow Chow, on the trails of the Columbia River Gorge.

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Health Parity For All

May 16th, 2007  |  The Wind Beneath Our Wings: A Look at Nursing Research

Carrying on the theme of nursing research discussed in last week's post by Kim McAllister, this column will focus on lessons learned while writing an issues paper to fulfill a nursing course requirement for my impending graduation. I chose the topic of Health Care Disparities because it is appalling to observe the discrimination in treatment and care among varying cultures and people of color in the United States. As I researched the topic, I found no lack of ... More »


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