“People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together. “
– Michelle Obama
Pa Vang has been a registered nurse for over 15 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During her career, Pa has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including home health and public health. During her time as a Public Health Nurse, she partnered with local communities to address the social determinants of health, pursued and achieved leadership roles in policy changes to the Tuberculosis Program, and developed local health promotion programs. She is currently the Agency Director for A Sisterly Care, LLC. She values the importance of personalized patient-centered care, and she enjoys working with her team to ensure her patients are receiving the best care possible. She also leads the agency’s efforts to improve healthcare quality and safety.
Pa Vang is a co-founder of the Hmong Nurses Association (HNA) and is currently a Board Member of HNA. She remembers helping to set up the first meeting at a community center so that Hmong nurses could come together. She is passionate about supporting our Hmong nurses and our Hmong community by promoting health education and addressing the disparities.
Pa Vang is one of 10 children in her family. With the support and encouragement of her parents, all of her siblings have obtained postsecondary degrees. Education has been an important factor in her family and she likes to encourage younger generations to seek higher education and growth opportunities.
In her spare time, Pa enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.