Dr. Liz Aquino's story of success

Dr. Liz Aquino is an Associate Professor at DePaul University’s School of Nursing. Her clinical background is in surgical-trauma intensive care nursing. She completed a master’s of science in nursing from DePaul University, and a PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Through her research, leadership, and community service, Dr. Aquino shares her expertise to address the health disparities. She promotes a vision of healthcare advancement by serving as a leading voice for Latinx nurses on local and national boards, advocating for the nursing profession, and providing services and resources to Latinx communities.

Dr. Aquino is the current Treasurer for the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) and Immediate Past-President of the NAHN-Illinois Chapter. Dr. Aquino is the first Latina President of the American Nurses Association-Illinois. She has received several awards and recognitions for her leadership and service.