The San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA), one of over ninety NBNA chapters, was organized in 1976 by six forward-thinking nurses: Eula May Banks, Maudesta George, Lottie Harris, Jewel Kelley, Dorothy Palmer Phillips (Trent), Betty Reliford. Our focus is to decrease healthcare disparities in the following areas: diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer and influenza.

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2nd Saturday of each month 10:00 am
Encanto Southern Baptist Church
6020 Akins Avenue, San Diego, CA 92114

***Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, all meetings have been moved online. You can find the link to the meetings on our Calendar or Social Media.

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Health Promotion

The San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA), provides health promotion services to the underserved, underinsured, and uninsured people within our community.

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Nursing Education

Nursing education is an integral part of the mission and vision of the San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. The organization strives to provide its members

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The San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA) was organized in 1976, in response to the national call to provide a professional nurse organization for African-American nurses,

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San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA) founded in 1976, is a premiere provider of health education and health promotion in the San Diego community. As a community leader,

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