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Nellie Prudhomme

Title: Adjunct Faculty
Company: South Louisiana Community College
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Nellie Prudhomme, adjunct faculty at South Louisiana Community College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health education.

With over five decades of experience to her credit, Dr. Prudhomme has cultivated a career of excellence in the field of nursing. Having originally begun her career in 1970, she has found a wealth of success as a nurse practitioner and health educator, most recently serving as an adjunct faculty member at South Louisiana Community College since 2019. She previously worked as a program coordinator for the institution for five years, and she has operated with other universities such as McNeese State University, the University of Southern Mississippi, and Southern University and A&M College. Dr. Prudhomme also accrued a wealth of valuable experience while honorably serving in the United States Army Nurse Corps for 25 years between 1978 and 2003, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel.

As part of her vocational journey, Dr. Prudhomme pursued her own formal education, beginning with her time at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1970. She ultimately concluded her studies at Louisiana State University in 1997, when she achieved a Doctor of Nursing Science. Dr. Prudhomme also remains active as a member of several pertinent organizations, including the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Well-regarded for her academic and professional accomplishments, she has been honored with several accolades over the course of her career, including several Leadership Awards for her military service. In light of her fulfilling career, Dr. Prudhomme has largely attributed her success to her upbringing, which taught her to care for others, especially those in her community.

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