Jessie M. Colin, PhD, RN, FRE, FAAN
Jessie M. Colin is a professor and director of the PhD, nursing executive leadership, and nursing education programs at Barry University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences. A trilingual Haitian, Dr. Colin was recognized in 2009 as one of South Florida's most prominent black women. She serves as the chair of the education committee of the Florida Board of Nursing and was the first Haitian nurse appointed to the Florida Governor's Haiti Advisory Committee. She devotes her professional life to advancing nursing knowledge, health policy, and transcultural nursing, and co-founded the only baccalaureate nursing program in Haiti.