Bob Woodruff Foundation - Jonas Nursing III Scholar Alumni

Evangeline Howard

University of San Diego

Jonas III Veterans Healthcare Scholar Alumni - Evangeline HowardEvangeline (Vangie) K. Howard is currently in a BSN to PhD program at the University of San Diego, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science where she received her MSN. She is working on her dissertation that will focus on evaluating ICU delirium and pre-existing PTSD in the Veteran population with the guidance of her Dissertation Chair, Dr. Joseph Burkard.

Ms. Howard worked as a Valor student for the VA Medical Center in San Diego before receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from San Diego State University. After graduating, she accepted a position to care for the veteran population and since then, she has served as an expert clinician for the Medical/Surgical, Spinal Cord Injury, Intensive Care, Post Anesthesia Care, and Cardiac Catheterization Units. She currently holds the position as Medication Administration Coordinator. She also holds an adjunct faculty position at National University. Ms. Howard is a member of the Philippine Nurses Association in San Diego, American Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing. She received the Dean’s Merit Scholar award at the University of San Diego.