Lynne Hewett

Ms. Hewett is an emergency department nurse at NewYork-Presbyterian. She spent a total of 4 weeks in post-earthquake Haiti at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiatives Fond Parisien Disaster Recovery Center. She first went with a team of NYP doctors and nurses that volunteered their free time and then, volunteered additional time as a nurse for Operation Smile. She has a maintained affiliation with Operation Smile. Her primary global health interest is in Emergency Preparedness Training of emergency nurses. She and a colleague are working on a paper highlighting their experiences and lessons learned from Haiti for the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) journal. They have also been asked to speak on the same subject at local ENA meetings.

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