Bonnie Anderson Archives

Nurses Affecting Change: It’s Who We Are and What We Do

March 3, 2022

The promotion of public health and public well-being are the stated goals of most health care organizations, but few organizations model these goals as sincerely as Nurses Affecting Change. While breast cancer incidence rates of Black and White women are similar, death rates from breast cancer are higher among Black women compared to White women…. [Read More]

Oza Holmes African American Breast Cancer Support Group: Sister Survivors Supporting Each Other

February 3, 2022

By: Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN University of Wisconsin Milwaukee As a nurse, Bonnie Anderson’s days are packed with taking care of patients, but as a breast cancer survivor, taking care of others—particularly African American women with breast cancer—is not a burden, but a calling. “I am part of the Oza Holmes African American… [Read More]

COVID-19—Women of Faith Making a Difference

September 2, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing The COVID-19 Delta variant is wreaking havoc across the nation. While some individuals continue to debate the need to wear masks, others are finally scrambling to get vaccinated. Amid all of this, several women in our communities of faith are working diligently and… [Read More]

Child nutrition: Planning, planting and preparing healthy meals

May 20, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Growing up in Mississippi Bonnie Anderson’s mother always had a garden. Early on, she learned how growing your own food, preserving, and canning it were not only fun activities, but taught her life-long skills that helped ensure she and her family always had… [Read More]