Nancy Murphy has devoted herself to healthcare as a Nurse Practitioner and Action Researcher in hospital and clinical practice settings. She has been teaching courses in Nursing as associate professor at Rutgers University and as assistant professor in the graduate nursing program at Howard University. Nancy is the Chair of the Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) Health Equity Action Research Community (ARNA-ARC). Social Publishers Foundation welcomes her as an avid action researcher and healthcare practitioner.
John Ash is a retired architect with more than 39 years’ experience as a registered architect and principal of his own Los Angeles firm, the John Ash Group, Architects (JAG Architects). John completed his graduate studies at the Boston Architectural Center (BAC). JAG was awarded a gold medal by the National Association for Historic Preservation for the restoration of the Los Angeles Coliseum following the Northridge earthquake of 1994. With his retirement as an architect, John has continued to be an engaged citizen who now devotes time to writing. He currently serves on the Sequoia Park Zoo Board of Directors, The North Coast Dance Board of Directors, and the Friends of the Dunes Advisory Board. SPF welcomes John as a seeker of creative solutions to problems of community living.