Benjamin is a nationally board certified and award winning Clinical Nurse Specialist and emergency room nurse specializing in cardiovascular health. She is a seasoned clinician with vast experience in a multitude of health settings both inside and outside the hospital. She has also lead the charge against medical errors and epidemics as a former Patient Safety Manager at a large academic tertiary medical center.
She is a community health activist and involved member of several professional organizations.
First African American nurse elected to the American Nurses Association/California Board of DirectorsMost notably she was the first African American nurse elected to the American Nurses Association/California Board of Directors, served on the National Health Policy Committee for NBNA, is a former California AARP Affordable Care Act Advisor and past chairwoman for the American Heart Association’s Western States Multicultural Health Equity Task Force overseeing 10 states with programs that impact nearly 65 million people.
Author of “Curb Your Cravings: 31 Foods to Fool Your Appetite” and the highly anticipated book “28 Ways in 28 DaysNurse Alice is also the author of “Curb Your Cravings: 31 Foods to Fool Your Appetite” and the highly anticipated book “28 Ways in 28 Days.” She is a past Senior Fellow at the Center of Health, Media and Policy at Hunter College in New York and a member of the ShareCare family of top national media health experts.
American Heart Association Scientific Sessions
National Urban League
KJLH Women’s Conference
LAPD Health Conference
First Ladies Health Initiative
Black Nurses Rock Inaugural Conference
Toyota Wellness Series
Union Bank Health & Wellness Expo Series
HLN News Now
The Dr. Steve Show
Fox Health Magazine
Heart & Soul Magazine
Black America Web
ADVANCE for Nurses
The American Nurse