Hey friends,

I’m a mom, nurse, author and health advocate affectionately known as America's favorite nurse.

I’ve been a nurse for a long time and one thing is certain, I like to talk to people before they become my patients. I find great joy in educating and empowering people to take control of their health, wellness and lifestyle. 

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I'm Nurse Alice!

Alice Benjamin is a board-certified Clinical Nurse Specialist and Family Nurse Practitioner

She has extensive nursing experience specializing in cardiovascular health, critical care, and emergency medicine. She has worked at some of the world's most prestigious academic tertiary centers as well as some of the most underserved community hospitals taking care of some of the sickest patients on the planet. 

Right out of high school she became a nursing assistant, then went on to complete a LPN vocational program and soon after an associates degree in Nursing. She later graduated with honors from San Diego State University with a dual major in Nursing and Psychology. Shortly after she obtained a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education/Clinical Nurse Specialist and Post- Masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

She's a TV medical contributor for...

NBC 4 in Los Angeles and has appeared on numerous national shows and networks including GMA3, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, CNN, HLN, FOX News, News Nation, TVOne, BBC and KTLA Morning News. She also hosts the Ask Nurse Alice Podcast.

Her health features have been published in Blavity, Huffington Post, EBONY, Black Enterprise, JET, Black America Web, AARP, Bustle, XO Necole, Heart & Soul, Nurse.org, The American Nurse, ADVANCE Nursing Magazine, and others..

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She was the first nurse to chair the American Heart Association Interdisciplinary Multicultural Health Equity Taskforce responsible for community outreach and education programs in 10 western that impacted over 65 million people.

She was also the first black nurse to serve on the  American Nurses Association\California board of directors. 

Is also an ambassador for the American Heart Association and AARP.

Nurse Alice 

She is a national lecturer and social media influencer who presents workshops on various health, wellness, and motivational topics to companies and organizations. 

She is also the founder and owner of Nurse Approved, LLC, a boutique company that provides consumers with health education, resources, products and services to help them live healthier lives.

"I like to talk to people before they become my patients." 

In her past she enjoys

Spending time with her family, gardening, and plays the flute. It is no surprise that because of her continuous community health advocacy and zest for a healthy life she has been coined,
America’s Favorite Nurse.