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 President - Ian Saludares,MPA, BSN, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC

Ian Saludares has over 25 years of experience as a registered nurse and is currently the Patient Care Director for the critical care service line at New York Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Santo Tomas - Manila, Philippines and his Masters in Public Administration: Concentration for Nurse Leaders from Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service - New York University. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Nursing Practice at The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

On the national level he served as the membership chair for the northeast region before being elected as the national treasurer for the American Association for Men in Nursing.

Ian strongly believes that our members are the life and blood of the organization. This is the reason he wants to make sure that the chapter continues to grow and support our membership. He is committed to engage and provide value to all our members through educational offerings, social events and community outreach projects.  And it is his hope that he will be able to continue to inspire all members to be able to contribute more and leave a legacy to the future generation of nurses.