Put yourself in Dan’s shoes: It’s March 2021, and Dan, a U.S. Army veteran and Senior Clinical Account Specialist at Johnson & Johnson, has just married a U.S. Navy Lieutenant and Foreign Area Officer in the U.S. Navy.
What stands out the most for registered nurse (RN) Michelle Ford about working in New York during the height of the pandemic? "I found out I was pregnant with my first child during the first week that COVID-19 hit," she recalled. "But I didn't quit, I didn't stop, I just kept going." For National Nurses Month, step inside her life-saving work to learn more about her experience, why she joined our team—and how you, too, can help change the future of health for good.
It’s a not-so-simple truth: Black women's health experiences tend to be, well, different. Everything from their experiences of the healthcare system to the specific health challenges they face. Yet if we don't engage in open dialogues about those differences, we aren’t going to be able to effect meaningful change.