Adriana Perez, PhD, CRNP, FAAN
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Senior Advisor
Adriana Perez is an assistant professor of nursing and senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. As a current scientist at Penn’s Center for Improving Care Delivery for the Aging (CICADA), she conducts research focused on the influence of community level factors and resource utilization on sleep and well-being of home-dwelling, multi-ethnic older adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias and their care givers. Adriana also serves as a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner at Mercy LIFE, a community based long-term care for diverse, frail elders who reside in North Philadelphia, and as a diversity adviser for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. She received her PhD, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Arizona State University, College of Nursing & Health Innovation.