Jonathan Romero, MSN, RN, RSA is an Instructor of Nursing in the Undergraduate Division of the School of Nursing at Hampton University. Mr. Romero earned his Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing from Thomas Nelson Community College in 2011. He went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Fort Hays State University, in Hays Kansas in 2013. In 2017 he completed his Masters of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nursing Education from Walden University. Mr. Romero is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Regis College, schedule to graduate in 2020.
Mr. Romero previously graduated from the Sentara School of Health Professions and is a Board Certified Registered Surgical Assistant. His extensive healthcare background is centered in the Perioperative setting, first as a Certified Surgical Technician, and then as a Certified Registered Surgical Assistant, and finally as an Operating Room RN.
Mr. Romero teaches a wide range of nursing subjects, to include Pathophysiology, Medical Surgical Nursing, & Pharmacology. In addition to teaching in the School of Nursing, Mr. Romero also teaches Anatomy & Physiology as a part of the School of Science.
Mr. Romero’s research focus centers on increasing the motivation and reducing the barriers for African-American males to pursue an entry level Registered Nursing Degree as a way to combat health disparities among African-American men.
In addition to being the proud father of 3 boys, ages 25, 7, & 2 years of age, Mr. Romero is also an avid sailor, both as a cruiser and racer. From 2015-2017, he was the Southern Bay Distance Race Champion for his class. He has recently returned from a monthlong sail to East Coast ports, including Block Island, Newport RI, Mystic CT, and NYC.