Haitian American Nurses Association of Tampa Florida, Inc.
“Here to serve, promote, & educate.”
Mission Statement
To provide all nurses and other allied health professionals the opportunity to unite as a group, to share and provide ideas of interest, and to become effectively involved with the issues and services relevant to the health and welfare of the Haitian communities in the Tampa Bay area as well as central Florida countries
The Haitian American Nurses Association of Tampa, Inc. will be the premiere professional nursing organization for all nursing and allied health professionals of Haitian-descent in the Tampa Bay area as well as central Florida counties. It will foster an environment of professional growth, camaraderie, philanthropy, charity, network and collaboration, and serve as an inspiration to future Haitian-American nursing professionals here and abroad.
About Us

HANA of Tampa, Inc.: Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) of Tampa, Inc. was founded in March of 2014 by Ms. Shakema Doreus, RN, BSN, MHA.  Ms. Doreus is a Miami native, who made Tampa Bay her home after receiving her BSN from the University of South Florida.

Board of Directors & Officers
2018-2020 Executive Board Members

Edline Pierre, MSN, APRN-C, FNP-BC

President 2018-2020“
The universe already knows what our hearts desire if we just keep our radios dialed to gratefulness all of what we want will be ours.” -Author unknown

Gabriela Barolette, MSN, APRN-C, FNP-BC

Vice President 2018-2020
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” Henry David Thoreau

Shakema Doreus, RN, BSN, MHA

Founder and Immediate Past Present; HANA of Tampa Liaison “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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