SU nursing professor elected BRDNA vice president

Trudy Williams, assistant professor, Southern University School of Nursing and Allied Health was recently elected as the vice president of the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association (BRDNA).

The BRDNA, an affiliate professional nursing organization of the Louisiana State Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association, is comprised of registered nurses residing in seven parishes in Louisiana: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupe, St. Helena, and West Baton Rouge.  Members represent all nursing specialties and practice areas. 

In addition to fostering high standards of nursing while working to improve health standards and the availability of health care services for citizens of Louisiana, the BRDNA promotes the professional development and image of nursing throughout the community.


Williams is the School of Nursing's representative for the Statewide Simulation Council and is currently the recruitment chair for the undergraduate nursing program. She also collects nursing uniforms for needy students.