NCEMNA

Eric Williams

  • On August 2, 2015, Dr. Williams was installed as the first male and 12th President of the National Black Nurses Association. Currently, Dr. Williams, is the Assistant Director/Faculty Leader and Professor of Nursing at Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA. He is recognized as being the first African American male faculty member where he began his appointment in 2001. Dr. Williams is a past board member of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing and American Nurses Association/ California. He is current member of the Technical Expert Panel for Education for the Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality. Currently, He serves as a board member of the Haiti Nursing Foundation and the Minority Nurse Magazine Advisory Committee. Also, Dr. Williams was inducted into the William Carey University Hall of Fame on March 28. 2015. Dr. Williams received several awards including the Great 100 Nurses of New Orleans (1992); Outstanding Young Men of America (1987), and Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities (1986). He was featured as a local leader by Working Nurse Magazine in 2015. Also, Dr. Williams received the 2011 National Black Nurses Association Trailblazer Award.