Marie O. Etienne, DNP, APRN, FNP, GNP, PNP, PLNC is a professor of Nursing at Miami Dade College
Benjamín Léon School of Nursing (BLSON). Dr. Etienne entered the realm of academics at Miami
Dade College in 1997. Her experience includes pediatrics, geriatrics, family practice, community
health nursing, leadership and course developer of online teaching for the RN-BSN program at the
College. Dr. Etienne received several distinguished awards for her work by local, national and
international reputable organizations.
For over a decade, Dr. Etienne has coordinated and actively participates in Humanitarian Medical
Missions Migrant Workers, Children & Families in Dominican Republic, Haiti, Belle Glade,
Immokalee, Florida, and local underserved populations in Florida. Dr. Etienne’s ultimate goal is
to inspire others to be social innovators, leaders and changemakers in society.