Co-founder and President, HealthySunrise Foundation

Dina Patel is an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by training. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University with a major in advanced practice nursing with, women, neonates and children. She led the Nevada Care Program the only comprehensive maternal-child HIV program that was instrumental in the reduction of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Southern Nevada.

Ms. Patel has extensive experience in development and implementation of 5 NIH awarded grants. Her passion has been to develop evidence-based maternal-child programs globally which lead her to co-found a non-profit organization HealthySunrise Foundation (HSF) in 2013 where she serves as the President. HSF focuses on improving birth outcomes through enhanced maternal child health programs globally. She co-founder of MommyGO & MatchaGO an all-natural energy drink to find a sustainable solution to fund the nonprofit.

She has been recognized for multiple awards: Women of distinction finalist 2019, Winged Heart Award Finalist, Nevada, Clark County Medical Society, 2018, Associations for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC’s), Frank Lamendola Achievement for Nursing Leadership in HIV Care 2017, Nigerian Implementation Science Alliance Outstanding Service Award 2017, and Nurse of the Year – Women Hutzel Hospital-Special Care Nursery in 2012. She also serves on multiple boards at the local and global level: Association for Nurses in AIDS Care, and Young Non-Profit Professional Las Vegas.

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