Anna Maria Speciale ‘03

90 Outstanding Yale Nurses Recipient

Class of 2003

While studying in Bolivia, Anna Maria Speciale, MSN, received her calling to international health. After graduating from George Washington University, she moved to Mexico City to work in a small community clinic in program administration. Upon returning to the United States, Anna Maria began YSN’s Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing program, and went to practice as a midwife in the Bronx before moving to Spain to complete her master’s in epidemiology and then demography.

Currently, Anna Maria is a technical advisor for the Department of Global Outreach at the American College of Nurse-Midwives. She continues to live her life with the YSN spirit of positive determination. 

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