Jonas III Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Ana Duarte

University of Maryland

Ana DuarteAna Duarte entered the field of nursing after more than two decades in a corporate career. She is currently pursuing her PhD at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where she also received her MS in Psychiatric Mental Health – Family Focus, and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. As a Clinical Instructor at her alma mater, she teaches at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and is co-director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Ms. Duarte is also a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner specializing in the treatment of mental health disorders across the lifespan. She is bilingual in Spanish and English, and provides medication management services to primarily Spanish-speaking patients at Vesta, Inc., a private, non-profit behavioral health clinic in Silver Spring, MD.