Dr. Monique Germain has served as the Department Chair of Nursing at Chicago State University, where she recently retired as Assistant Professor. Dr. Germain is originally from Haiti and she completed her first BA degree there in liberal arts. Her graduate education, in the U.S., has been in nursing, public health, international health, and adult higher education. Dr. Germain has international interests and experience in Ghana, South Africa, and Haiti.Dr. Germain has been closely connected with the nursing program, FSIL, at the Episcopal University of Haiti for a long time. She served a term as Chair of the FSIL governing board, which provides academic oversight to FSIL. Currently she is a member of that FSIL board, as well as the Haiti Nursing Foundation (HNF) board. Dr. Germain was nominated by the HNF board to join us on the Haiti Rehabilitation Foundation board, to serve as a liaison between the two closely connected programs.