Sigrid Ladores, PhD, RN, PNP, CNE

What is your job title? Associate Professor of Nursing

For how long have you worked as a nurse? 22 years

What is your favourite thing about being a nurse?

I love being able to do many things as a nurse. I have been a bedside nurse, travel nurse, quality assurance officer, home health nurse supervisor, nurse educator, nurse leader, and nurse scientist.

What are you passionate about?

My area of research is cystic fibrosis, and I am most passionate about improving the lives of those with this genetic and life-limiting disease. I am also passionate about promoting the scholarship and recognition of Filipino nurses in the United States through my leadership role with the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) and Philippine Nurses Association of Alabama (PNAAL).

What are your aspirations for the future?

I hope to continue making a positive impact through the different roles that I have, to improve the quality of life of patients and communities while educating the next generation of nurses to be excellent clinicians, educators, administrators and scientists.