Mrs. Benjamin began her nursing career as an Assistant Nurse at Peebles Hospital in 1979, later re-joining the team as a Registered Nurse after returning from the Tercentenary School of Nursing in Barbados in 1986. She attended the University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica where she pursued studies in Midwifery and Family Planning. In 2000, Mrs. Benjamin obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo. Mrs. Benjamin also holds a dual Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration and Health Administration, which she obtained from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
Mrs. Benjamin has served the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority in various capacities. She is a member of Phi Beta Delta Mu Chapter Honor Society for International Scholars, the American College of Healthcare Executives, Sigma Theta Tau – Honor Society for Nursing. She is a certified specialist in Medical Tourism, Childbirth Education and is a Paul Harris Fellow Recipient of Rotary International. She is also a Past President of the British Virgin Islands Nursing Association.
Mrs. Benjamin has a passion for women’s and children’s health and has been conducting childbirth classes for pregnant women and their partners for almost 20 years. She also provides educational talks to church groups on health matters from time to time.