Sostena Romano ‘87

90 Outstanding Yale Nurses Recipient

Class of 1987

With nearly 30 years of experience developing and managing health programs that serve vulnerable populations in the United States and abroad, Sostena Romano, APRN, MBA, has served as executive director for a global health and human rights organization, HealthRight International.

Prior to that, she served as director of global program management at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, where she led a project to develop a holistic prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission that emphasizes comprehensive care across the spectrum of maternal, newborn, and child health services.

For nearly 20 years, Sostena was clinical director of the Pediatric AIDS Care Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Sostena’s passion for health and human rights has allowed her to bring together her clinical and business education and experience to help make healthcare delivery be more effective and efficient.

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