Our Locations

2019 Officers

Our members come from all walks of life. Everyone who is passionate about healthcare is welcome to join. If you want up-to-date health information that you can easily access online, then you’ve come to the right place.

LaToya Gibson, LPN

General Meetings are Held:

1st Thursdays of each month 6pm - 8pm; excluding July and August. 

We meet at:

OSU Hospital East

181 Taylor Avenue

Columbus OH 43203 

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Renee Hickman, LPN

Our mission

Our Members

Our Background

The Columbus Ohio Chapter of  National Black Nurses Association(CBNA) is a non- profit professional organization of registered nurses, licensed practical / vocational nurses, and nursing students who contribute to improving the quality of life of persons who share the African American heritage and other ethnic groups by:

Investigating, defining and advocating for their health care needs

Educating and mentoring registered nurses, licensed practical/vocational nurses and nursing students, high school and future nursing students

Promoting economic development of nurses through entrepreneurial and other business initiatives
Building consumer knowledge and understanding of health care issues

Implementing strategies that ensure access to health care equal to or above health care standards of the larger united States society
Facilitating the professional development and career advancement of nurses in the emerging health care systems.