• Poster presentor, Eigth Health Disparities Conference, March 12-14, 2015 in New Orleans, LA
    Abstract Title: Circle of Care and Hope: An Empowerment Mental Health Model for Blacks
  • Poster presentor, Minority Health & Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference, December 1-3, 2014, Baltimore, MD
    Abstract Title: Adaptation and Empowerment Mental Health Model for Blacks
  • Presentor and panel participant at the Ramsey County Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Training - Fall, 2012
    Spoke on Liberian Culture related to kids in the judiciary and foster care system
  • Presentor at the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM). on stress and depression - June 30, 2013


  • Vansiea, J. ( 2013, Fall ). The benefits and side effects of methadone versus suboxone treatment modality. National Black Nurses Association News, 8 - 10.
  • Vansiea, J. ( 2014, Spring ). The correlation between vitamin D deficiency and depression. National Black Nurses Association News, 12 - 13.


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“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” - Jeremiah 29:11

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” - Napoleon Hill

“It is faith in Him that we must rediscover. With this faith we can transform bleak and desolate valleys into sunlit paths of joy and bring new light into the dark caverns of pessimism.” - Dr. Martin Luther King

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also - James 2:14-26

God grant me the serenity 
To accept the things I cannot change; 
Courage to change the things I can; 
And wisdom to know the difference.