Episode from the podcastThe American Veterans Podcast

Who's at the Table? - Denetra Hampton, former U.S. Naval Nurses Corps Officer

Released Wednesday, 5th August 2020
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Denetra Hampton has built an educational empire that includes an Ed-tech Startup, Nursing Education and Study Center, Culture & Science Initiative, For Nurses By Nurses and a Digital Magazine. Denetra's work is focused on the development of future nurse leaders through a template of diversity, cultural competence, and nursing science.

She is a 22-year Navy Veteran, and a former United States Naval Nurse Corps Officer. Her professional background consists of a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and a Masters in Health Services Administration.

An global strategist, Denetra has committed her work to the development of a forward-thinking, diverse and business-minded nurse leader. Having studied diversity abroad, Denetra attended a mission trip to Chile and Argentina that allowed her to participate in group think tanks with diverse nursing and medical executives as well as speak on panels to nursing students at the Universidad Finis Terrae and Hospital San Jose, in Santiago Chile.

A Producer of Film, Denetra released her debut film, The Black Angels: A Nurse’s Story, in 2019, a hidden gem about African American nurses who risked their lives to care for patients with tuberculosis when there was no cure and white nurses refused. The story gives homage to the life of Black Angel, Marjorie Tucker Reed. Her latest release, Year of the Nurse and Midwife, will premiere online August, 2020.

Denetra has been married for 24 years to retired Chief Warrant Officer, Shawn H
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