Jonas III Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Taya Irizarry

University of Colorado, Denver

Taya Irizarry Jonas Scholar III AlumniTaya Irizarry graduated with a BA in Spanish Language & Literature from Colorado State University and received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh. The years in between her studies were spent volunteering in the Dominican Republic with the Peace Corps “Healthy Families” unit, working as a Certified Nurse Aide in a Rehab and Long-term care facility, and teaching Yoga.

Ms. Irizarry is presently working as a Research Assistant with ClinImmune Labs and the University of Colorado Cord Blood Bank. She is also continuing with her studies in the MSN i-LEAD (innovation in leadership and administration in nursing and health care systems) program at the University of Colorado. Her research interests include health information technology, evidenced based practice implementation in the clinical setting and quality measures.