Celebrating Dr. Juan Quintana, DNP, CRNA not only as the first and only Hispanic AANA President, recipient of AANA Foundation Rita LeBlanc Award, or mission work but also the vision to assemble an AANA Diversity Task Force to provide strategic planning for future of the profession.

In 2014, Dr. Quintana was elected as an AANA Board Member, he was invited as our keynote speaker at the Diversity CRNA 2014Information Session & Airway Simulation Lab Workshop at Duke University on the Business of Anesthesia.

Then, after being elected as AANA President, he continued to serve as the keynote speaker at subsequent Diversity CRNA Events at the University of Pittsburgh, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, and Texas Christian University to inform and inspire the next generation of diverse nurses across the country. 

BRAVO, Dr. Quintana, BRAVO!