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What does it mean to be a Southernite?

To be a Southernite and more specifically, to be a graduate of the world-renowned Southern University School of Nursing is to exude clinical excellence. Historical, SUSON has always had the expectation that students not only look the part, but also reflect leadership and innovation within the field of healthcare. We are the BEST of the BEST.​

Nikki's Bio:

Nikki Christy Honore’ is the Statewide Nurse Consultant for Emergency Preparedness at the Louisiana Department of Health - Office of Public Health Bureau of Community Preparedness. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years of experience as clinical practitioner, educator, consultant, and nurse leader. In her current role, Honore’ provides programmatic supervision and training for healthcare professionals across the state of Louisiana who deliver medical support for multiple state run medical operations. In addition, she develops strategies and identifies training opportunities to build capacity and resiliency in Louisiana communities during disasters. Nikki also works as a pediatric clinical adjunct instructor at the Southern University School of Nursing. In this role, Mrs. Honore’ is able to give back to future nurses through providing innovative clinical experiences that integrate didactic instruction and clinical practice.

Nikki is a proud two-time alumna of Southern University earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing. In December 2020, Mrs. Honore’ will earn her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with a focus in Executive Nurse Leadership from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. Nikki has been recognized as a 2019 New Leaders Council Fellow, 2019 Barton Leadership Fellow, and 2019 Great 100 Nurse Honoree. Additionally, Mrs. Honore’ was selected as one of fifteen LDH employees to join the state’s Quality Improvement Team and complete her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

Nikki is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Baton Rouge Delta Alumnae Chapter, Junior League of Baton Rouge, and the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. Nonpareil Chapter. She a native of Lafayette, LA. Mrs. Honore’ currently resides in Baton Rouge, LA with her husband Ian Honore and daughter Addison Honore’.

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