Adele works on international nurse capacity building in communicable/non-communicable diseases. She has extensive and has published. She contributed to WHO guidelines, testified to the Institute of Medicine and to the White House. A speaker on international nursing issues, Adele collaborates with WHO as well as the World NCD Congress. Adele has contributed to nurse capacity building in 47 countries. Adele received and the Nicholas Andrew Cummings award for Excellence in Interprofessional Practice and is a Fellow in the ICN, the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing.