Jonas II Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Kimberley A. Hires, PhD, RN, BSN, BSHS

University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies

Jonas Scholars Alumni HinesDr. Hires is an Assistant Professor at Florida State University College of Nursing. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, her undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University and completed her nursing studies at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. While at Hopkins, Dr. Hires was accepted into the Minority Health in Research Training (MHIRT) Program and studied abroad in South Africa. Prior to enrolling in the PhD Program, Dr. Hires was a Clinical Research Nurse at the National Institutes of Health where her work primarily focused on infectious diseases and immunological disorders. Her doctoral research focused on the impact of culture on HIV/AIDS sexual transmission risk behavior in the Afro-Caribbean population.