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Michelle Aebersold, PhD, RN

Dr. Aebersold is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Clinical Learning Center at the University of Michigan - School of Nursing. She has presented nationally and internationally in the
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Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, FACHE, FAAN

Dr. Alejandro is the Director of Care Management at UC Irvine Health, a Level One Trauma and Magnet® designated academic medical center in Orange County, California. He is a prominent expert in case
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Diane Anderson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Dr. Diane Anderson has been a practicing nurse for over 36 years, and held numerous clinical roles in Critical Care, Case Management, and Radiology. She has also held several roles in administration
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Martha Baker, PhD RN CNE, CENP, ACNS-BC

Martha Baker has been a nurse for over 40 years. She obtained her Master’s degree and PhD in nursing at University of Missouri-Columbia. Within her PHD studies, she had a minor in Ethics and
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Amy Bigham, DNP, FNP-BC

Amy Bigham is a full-time faculty member at the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She holds a BSN from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing,
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Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN

Diane Billings is Chancellors’ Professor Emeritus at Nursing at Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN where she was the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Information
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Michelle Block, PhD, RN

Dr. Block is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet College of Nursing. She has been a nurse educator for 15 years. Michelle has experience teaching at both undergraduate and
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Fara Bowler, MS, APRN, ANP-C

Fara Bowler is an adult nurse practitioner and faculty member at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. She coordinates the clinical development programs including the Clinical Education
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Anne Brett, PhD, RN

Dr. Anne Brett has climbed the career ladder in higher education. Her 30-year teaching career has spanned the educational continuum in nursing from entry level to doctoral programs. She has been a
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Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Tim Bristol is a faculty development and curriculum design specialist. He has taught at all levels of nursing to include LPN, ADN, BSN, MSN, and PhD. Developing new programs, innovations in learning,
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Ruth Brooks, MS, RN, BC

Ruth Brooks is an experienced patient, staff and academic nurse educator, as well as a administrator in staff development and clinical and simulation education. She initiated the nursing simulation
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Jeanne Carey, MEd, RN, CHSE

Jeanne Carey is the director of simulation at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas, TX. She is a certified simulation educator with experience in all aspects of simulation,
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Rachel Choudhury, MSN, RN, CNE

Ms. Choudhury's professional background includes five years in nursing clinical practice (med-surg/oncology) and six years in nursing education. She participated in the 2012 National Human Genome
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Christopher L. Coleman, PhD, MS, MPH, FAAN

Christopher Lance Coleman, joined the UTHSC College of Nursing as Department Chair and Professor, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention July 1, 2017. Prior to joining the UTHSC faculty, Dr. Coleman
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Jessie M. Colin, PhD, RN, FRE, FAAN

Jessie M. Colin is a professor and director of the PhD, nursing executive leadership, and nursing education programs at Barry University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences. A trilingual
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Andrea Collins, DNP, NP-C

Andrea Collins is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the graduate program at Samford University, and a practicing family nurse practitioner with DNP, MSN, BSN, and ASN degrees from Samford
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Liane M Connelly, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Dr. Connelly has been the Assistant Dean of the University of Nebraska Medical Center-Northern Division since 2011. She was the chair at Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS. from 2004-2011 and was
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Lynne R. Crawford, MSN, RN, MBA, CNE

Lynne Crawford graduated from Kent State University with her BSN and earned her MSN from Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Her career in nursing education
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Michele L. Deck, RN, BSN, M.Ed., LCCE

Michele is known for her innovative teaching methods in the field of health care education and training. She has been training educators and trainers full time for the last twenty-two years. She has
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Darlene Del Prato, PhD, RN

Dr. Darlene Del Prato holds a PhD in Post-Secondary Higher Education and a Master of Science as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Maternal-Child Nursing and Women’s Health from Syracuse University.
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Barbara S Devitt, MSN, RN

Ms. Barbara Devitt, MSN, RN has experience teaching in both baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs. She has taught clinical courses that were graded and on a pass/fail system. Ms. Devitt
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Mary Dolansky, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Dolansky is an Associate Professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Senior Fellow in the Veterans Administration Quality Scholars program
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Carrie E. Edwards, PhD., RN, CA/CP SANE, AFN-BC

Dr. Edwards received her PhD in Nursing from Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in
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Tami Eggleston, PhD

Tami Eggleston is a professor of psychology and the associate dean for institutional effectiveness at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. Tami has been at McKendree University since 1996.
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Jan Emory, MS, RN, CNE

Jan Emory, MS, RN, CNE has been a registered nurse for 24 years with a background in perioperative and intensive care nursing. She has served as a nurse educator for 18 years (11 at the associate
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Lynn Engelmann, MSN, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Dr. Engelmann is Professor Emerita of Nursing at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois and has been teaching nursing for over 25 years, most recently in the DNP program at Loyola University
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Cheryl Feken, RN MS

Cheryl Feken, RN, MSN is an assistant professor and clinical simulation coordinator for Tulsa Community College's Nursing and Certificate Programs. She serves as the associate degree representative
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Sue Field, DNP, RN, CNE

Dr. Sue Field has been a Registered Nurse for 40 years, she has a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, and is a Certified Nurse Educator. Dr. Field has 20 years of experience in nursing education,
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Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN

Noted author and national speaker, Ms. Finkelman has served in numerous roles in administration and academia. She specializes in health policy and psychiatric nursing and has an international
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Lisa Fite is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at IU Health University Hospital. Lisa’s areas of expertise include pain management, critical care and solid organ transplant. She is a member of the
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Teresa Gore, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C

Teresa Gore, RN, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C is an assistant clinical professor and the simulation learning coordinator at Auburn University School of Nursing. She has served as the at-large member
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Jennifer S. Graber, EdD, APRN, CS, BC

Jennifer has worked for over seventeen years as a psychiatric nurse in many roles and has taught psychiatric nursing for LPN, Associate, Bachelor, and Master level students. She has been involved in
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Leslie Graham, RN, MN, CNCC, CHSE

Leslie Graham is coordinator of the Post RPN to BScN Bridging Program, and professor, nursing/adjunct professor at the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology –Durham College (UOIT-DC)
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Johnny Grainger, PhD, MA

Johnny Grainger, PhD, MA, has served as a consultant and educator to K12, higher education, and corporate professionals for over 27 years. Specializing in organizational communication, team-building
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Sharon Guthrie, PhD, ARNP, CPNP, NCSN, RN-BC

Dr. Sharon Guthrie is the Director of Graduate Nursing Programs at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She has been a member of the faculty since 1999 and became full time in 20107. Dr.
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Amy Hall, PhD, RN, CNE

Amy Hall has been a nursing educator for 25 years. She is a co-author of Fundamentals of Nursing and has expertise in curricular design and evaluation. Amy is a Professor and the Dean at the School
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Judith A Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN is executive director of the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation in Washington, DC. She has over thirty-five years of
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Stanley M. Harris, EdD, MSN-RN

Dr. Stanley Melton Harris is currently the International Curriculum Coordinator, charged with developing intercultural communication skills and understanding. He seeks out and appeals to a diversity
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Chelsia Harris, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Dr. Chelsia Harris, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC is an Associate Professor and the Associate Director of Nursing for Degree Development at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. She has spoken at local,
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Toni Hebda, PhD, RN, MSIS

As a nurse-educator Toni Hebda has taught at diploma, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels, providing classroom and clinical instruction that included documentation of care both in manual
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Susan Hendricks, EdD, RN, CNE

Dr. Susan Hendricks has been a nurse since 1983, receiving a BSN from the University of North Dakota and an MSN from the University of Wisconsin, and has specialized in community mental health
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Judith W. Herrman, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Judy is a nurse educator with a passion for adolescents, nursing education, and creative teaching strategies. Experiences in pediatric staff nursing, nursing management, and nursing education provide
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Janine E. Hinton, PhD, MN, RN

Dr. Hinton serves as the Clinical Simulations Coordinator for the Scottsdale Community College Health Sciences Division. Her research interests include the influence of situation awareness training
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Ruth Hobson, RN, MSN

Ruth has been employed at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa for eighteen years, as continuing education health coordinator for her first five years. In 2000, Ruth joined the nursing
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Gini Holter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Dr. Gini Holter is an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. Dr. Holter has been a nurse for 32 years and a FNP for 21. She has experience in family
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Christine Howell, MSN, RN, CEN

Christine Howell RN, BSN, CEN has been a nurse for 22 years. Her experience includes cardiac, OB, and radiology nursing. The majority of her career has been in the Emergency Department taking care
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Michael W. Hutton, MSN, RN

Michael, a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the US Air Force, is the Director of the ADN program at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. He has earned his BSN and MSN from University of Texas Health Science
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Donna "Iggy" Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF

Donna "Iggy" Ignatavicius, MS, RN, ANEF, has been a nurse educator in PN, AD, Diploma and BSN programs for many years. She is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in nursing
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Sheri L. Jacobson, PhD, MS, RN

Sheri Lynn Jacobson PhD, MS, RN has been a nursing educator over 28 years. She has a passion for nursing theory and has written Transformational Mentorship Models for Nurse Educators and Building
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Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF

Dr. Pamela R. Jeffries (PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF), Vice Provost for Digital Initiatives at Johns Hopkins University and professor at the School of Nursing, is nationally known for her research and work in
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Susan J. Kimble, DNP, RN, ANP-BC

Dr. Susan Kimble is a Clinical Associate Professor and the program director for the MSN and DNP programs at UMKC, responsible for the program’s curriculum development, review and revisions, guiding
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Nancy Kramer, EdD, CPNP, ARNP, CNE

Nancy Kramer is a professor and the vice chancellor of Academic Affairs at Allen College in Waterloo, Iowa. Prior to this appointment in August of 2010 she served as the dean of the School of Nursing
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Mary Krieger, MSN, RN, CNE

A nurse educator for over 13 years, building upon multiple years in practice, Mary is passionate about nursing education. She has extensive experience in test writing and analysis. Utilizing that
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Victoria Kyarsgaard, DNP, RN, PHN, CNE

Vicki Kyarsgaard has been an RN for 39 years and an educator for 18. She works with Crown College’s nursing students to develop the necessary competencies in order to deliver safe and effective
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Dara Lanman, MSN, RN, CNE

Dara Lanman has served as a nurse educator and administrator. Drawing on hear years of critical care experience, clinical reasoning is an integral part of her academic practice. She has extensive
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Kathie Lasater, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Kathie Lasater is a professor at Oregon Health & Science University on the Portland campus and teaches undergraduates and graduates. She was one of the first researchers to focus on simulation
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Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, CNE

Kim Leighton is the Dean of Educational Technology and the co-director of the Center for Excellence in Clinical Simulation at Bryan LGH College of Health Sciences in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is
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Raney Linck, MSN, RN

Mr. Linck is a simulation and clinical specialist at the University of Minnesota. His years of experience in academic and practice-based education have given him a reputation for innovation in
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Analena M. Lunde, DNP, RN, A/P-SANE

Dr. Analena M. Lunde is a Professor of Nursing teaching in the Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs. Dr. Lunde has over 15 years of experience in emergency
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Susan Luparell, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Dr. Luparell holds a doctorate in Administration, Curriculum, and Instruction with a focus in Educational Leadership and Higher Education. A Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education, she is a
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Debbie Lyles, PhD, RN

Nursing Education Experience (include number of years in current position): For over 30 years, Debbie has actively involved in nursing education, including RN-BSN program and Associate Degree
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Brent MacWilliams, PhD, MSN, RN, APNP, ANP-BC

Brent is an Associate Professor with 12 years of leadership experience in the clinical and academic
settings. He has served as a Board member on two non-profits and currently President for the
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Kathleen M. Martin, DNP, RN

Kathy was born in Washington, D. C. and graduated from Prince George's Community College with an AA in Nursing in 1980 and has worked as a bedside nurse in a variety of settings including Medical
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Susan Mayer, EdD, MSN, RN

Dr. Mayer began her nursing career in Virginia, where she worked in various roles in obstetrics following her graduation from Norfolk General Hospital School of Professional Nursing. She relocated to
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Bobbie Merica

Bobbie Merica is the owner of Moulage Concepts, a cutting-edge moulage and simulation company specializing in hospital, trauma, mass casualty, prehospital and veterinary moulage training and
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Donna Meyer, MSN, RN, ANEF, FAADN

Donna Meyer is the Chief Executive Officer of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing and a member of the executive leadership for the National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative.
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Linda Miles, EdD, MS, RN

Dr. Linda Miles, is Associate Vice President for Academic Assessment and Planning at Daytona State College. She has more than 15 years' experience in associate degree nursing education and has
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Constance H Miller, MSN, RN, CNE

Constance Harvey Miller received her DNP from the University of Miami and both Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in Nursing from Barry University. She became a fulltime faculty member at Miami Dade
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Kristen Morris, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Kristen Morris is an Assistant Professor in the nursing department at The University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University with a BSN in 1987, and an MSN in
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Jason Mott, PhD, RN, CNE

Dr. Mott is an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. His interests include gender inclusion in nursing as well as civility in nursing. He has publications related
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JoAnn Mulready-Shick, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, ANEF

Dr. JoAnn Mulready-Shick has received two grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), as one of the selected fifteen schools for Phase Two Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN)
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Teri Murray, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, FAAN

Dr. Murray is dean of Saint Louis University School of Nursing. She holds bachelor and master of science degrees in nursing from Saint Louis University, a master’s degree in education from the
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Jocelyn Nelms, MS, NEd, RN

Jocelyn Nelms has a love for education and a passion for simulation. She was instrumental in launching GCU’s simulation program. She has a unique perspective in growing a simulation program from
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Teresa Newby, DNP, RNC

Dr. Teresa Newby is an Associate Professor and Nursing Department Chair at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN. Her passion is teaching nursing students to become ethical practitioners. In 2014 she
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Ainslie T. Nibert, PhD, RN, FAAN

Ainslie Nibert is a nationally recognized expert in nursing curriculum, testing, and measurement. She has led teams for developing curriculum, standardized exams, online remediation content, and
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Ann Nielsen, PhD, RN

Ann Nielsen is a faculty member and Director of the Undergraduate Program at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her areas of clinical expertise are neonatal, perinatal, and
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Jackie O’Connell, MS, RN

Jackie O’Connell, MS, RN, has been the Academic Affairs Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing for 18 years. Central to this role, Jackie is responsible for
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Marilyn Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, is the Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and Director of Evaluation and Educational Research at Duke University School of Nursing. She is the
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Jane B. Paige, PhD RN, CNE, CHSE

Dr. Jane Paige is an Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) School of Nursing. She is certified as a nurse educator (CNE) and a
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Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC

Cheryl D. Parker has over 35 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, including clinical nursing, management, nursing informatics, and education, both corporate and academic. Currently, Dr.
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Thena Parrott, PhD, RN

Dr. Parrott is a long-time nurse educator, who has taught baccalaureate, vocational, and associate degree nursing programs, as well as in staff education. She retired in 2012 as the Division Chair
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Cathy Penn, RN, CRRN, MA

Cathy has clinical expertise in tertiary level of prevention with inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings. As a board member of a seven county chapter of the Iowa Head Injury Association,
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David Perlman, PhD

David is the president and founder of E4 - Eclipse Ethics Education Enterprises, LLC (, which provides ethics education services to clients at health-related organizations through the
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Daniel J Pesut, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Daniel J. Pesut, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN is a Professor of Nursing in the Nursing Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit of the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota. And
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Sandra Peterson, PhD, RN

Sandra Peterson, PhD, RN has been involved in nursing education for over 40 years. She has taught in associate, pre-licensure baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs. During the last eleven
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Amy Pettigrew, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Amy C. Pettigrew, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF is the Dean, Benjamín León School of Nursing at Miami Dade College, Medical Campus in Miami, Florida. Dr Pettigrew has a PhD in Nursing (Administration of
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Margaret J. Reilly, DNS, APRN, CNE

Dr. Margaret Reilly is the Academic Director for Nursing at the CUNY School of Professional Studies, a part of the City University of New York (CUNY), offering online Nursing programs. Dr. Reilly has
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Nila Reimer, MS, RN

Professor Reimer is a faculty member serving as the acting director of undergraduate programs for the nursing department at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Professor Reimer is a PhD
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Ruth Remington, PhD, AGPCNP-BC

Ruth Remington is an Associate Professor in nursing at Framingham State University. She is an Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in the care of older
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L. Jane Rosati, EdD, MSN, RN, ANEF

Jane Rosati is a well-known speaker, workshop presenter and contributing author on the topic of concept-based learning and active learning techniques in the classroom. A professor at Daytona State
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Rebecca (Becky) Rudel, PhD, MSN, RN-CNE

“Dr. Becky” is a seasoned nurse clinician and now also in her 31st year of an exciting career as nurse educator. She is currently an online professor of nursing with Minnesota State University,
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Laura Schenk, MS, RN, CNE

Laura Schenk is the Academic Progression Coordinator for Nursing at Harford Community College and Cecil College in Maryland. In her position, she manages the activities of a grant awarded by the
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Margi Schultz, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Margi Schultz, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, is currently the Director of the Nursing Division at GateWay Community College and the Administrator for MaricopaNursing, a consortium of eight colleges within the
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Rochelle Schultz, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Rochelle Schultz is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with 25 years of experience, the last 18 of which have been in higher education, primarily undergraduate pediatrics. She is currently the
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Kathryn M. Shaffer, EdD, RN, MSN, CNE

Dr. Shaffer provides creative leadership, promotes growth and innovation at Jefferson College of Nursing. She has implemented strategic initiatives for the academic programming, including assisting
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Rhonda Sharpe, PhD

Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe is the Research Director for the Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, Director of the Global Inequality Research Initiative, the Associate Director of the Diversity
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Karen Shepherd, MSN, RN

Karen is Assistant Professor of Nursing at the Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing at the College of the Ozarks (known as “Hard Work U”) in Point Lookout, MO. She works closely with students in
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Karin J. Sherrill, RN, MSN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAADN

Karin J. Sherrill is an experienced nurse educator with over twenty years of teaching experience at Maricopa Community Colleges in Arizona. During her teaching tenure, she has been involved with
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Angela Sickler, MA, CWC

Angela Sickler is a learning specialist and first-year experience instructor at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She has seven years of experience working with various types of
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Cari Simpson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE

Dr. Cari Simpson graduated from Chatham University, located in Pittsburgh, with a DNP and obtained her CNE in 2008. Cari has been in nursing education since 2005, teaching both under-graduate and
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Barbara Sittner, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, ANEF

Dr. Barbara Sittner is the Helen Weber Distinguished Professor of Nursing Education at Bryan College of Health Sciences. For over a decade she has been involved with the integration of simulation
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Karen Gabel Speroni, PhD, MHSA, BSN, RN

Dr. Speroni has more than 25 years of experience in biomedical research, including work with academic medical centers, pharmacoeconomic consulting, contract research organizations, Institutional
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Amy Spinnato, BA, NASFAA Certified in Special Cond

Ms. Spinnato has over 25 years’ experience in Enrollment Management including 14 years within Financial Aid. Her background includes a customer service approach that is student-centered and problem
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Beth A. Starnes-Vottero, PhD, RN, CNE

Dr. Starnes-Vottero is an Assistant Professor at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana. She currently teaches Informatics, precepts capstone undergraduate and graduate student projects, and
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Teresa M. Stephens, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Dr. Tese Stephens has more than 29 years of nursing experience in both clinical and educational settings. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Tennessee State University, her
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Donna Taliaferro, RN, PhD, COI

Dr. Taliaferro is an experienced educator and researcher. She has been a nurse for 43 years and in higher education for 40 years. Her BSN is from Murray State University, MSN from Medical College
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Mary Tarbox, EdD, RN

Mary Tarbox, EdD, RN is a nurse educator with over 30 years of experience in administration and teaching at the baccalaureate and master’s level. With a background in public health nursing, she
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Wendy Thomson, EdD, MSN, BSBA, RN, CNE, CHSE

Dr. Wendy Thomson is currently the Rural Health Simulation Education Specialist for the VHA, coordinating a pilot initiative between the VHA’s National Simulation Center and the Office of Rural
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Peggy Trent, RN, DNP

Dr. Peggy Trent is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She received her DNP from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 2016, her
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Kathleen Turner, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN

Kathy Turner teaches core courses in the MSN and ABSN Programs including: the professional development, leadership and transition courses. She also mentors DNP students during their final scholarly
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Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Ulrich received a Postdoctoral Fellowship (2001-2003) in the Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Ulrich is
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Dr. Ta’Neka Vaden is a dual-certified Women's/Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. Ta'Neka graduated from the University of Louisville in 2006 with her BSN and Vanderbilt University in 2007 with her
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Yolanda M. VanRiel, PhD, RN-BN, OCN, CNE, ANEF

Dr. Yolanda M. VanRiel is a full-time tenured Associate Professor and MSN Nursing Education Concentration Program Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Adult Health
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Donna Volpe, MSN, BSN

Professor Volpe has 30 years' experience in nursing, with an emphasis in both Obstetrics and Mental Health. She began her career working with inner city at risk populations in Newark, New Jersey and
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Virginia Wangerin, PhD, RN, CNE

Dr. Virginia "Ginny" Wangerin, PhD, RN, CNE is an educator, consultant, and speaker with over thirty years’ experience in nursing. She has been a bedside nurse, educator, administrator and
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Margie B. Washnok, APRN, MS, DNP

Dr. Margie Barondeau Washnok has been a RN for over 35 years. She currently is a full-time nursing professor at Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD. She also teaches part-time with Walden University
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KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL

Dr. Waxman is the Director of the
California Simulation Alliance, the Bay Area Simulation Alliance, and Program Director for the
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Kim E. Whitmore, RN, MSN, CPN

Kim Whitmore is an assistant professor in the nursing department at Concordia University Wisconsin. She currently teaches Community Wellness and Pediatric Nursing, and coordinates a global trip to
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Susie Wilson, Ed.D, RN

Susan Wilson received her BSN and MSN from Nebraska Methodist College. She developed an interest in cultural competency when she became a nurse educator and observed how challenging it was for
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Gail Withers, DNP, APRN, CNE

Dr. Withers is the dean of nursing at both Pratt Community College, Pratt, KS and Wichita Area Technical College, Wichita, KS. Gail is a certified nurse educator and completed her Doctoral work in
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James Wright, RN, MSN, CNE

James ‘SimJim’ Wright has over 30 years of diverse nursing experience. Starting his healthcare career at age of 15, he has continuously advanced in healthcare and the nursing profession including
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Christine Wynd, PhD, RN, CNAA

A nurse educator for 33 years, Dr. Christine Wynd is currently President at Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio. Her academic career includes teaching at all levels of nursing education
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Mary Judith Yoho, PhD, RN, CNE

Dr. Mary Judith Yoho is the System Dean for Nursing, Herzing University, leading their LVN, ADN, BSN, RN-BSN, and MSN programs. In her over 35 years in nursing, Dr. Yoho has held roles in nursing
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Barbara L. Yoost, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF

Barbara L. Yoost is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the BSN program at Notre Dame College. She graduated with her BSN and MSN from Kent State University and was honored as a Distinguished
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Tammy Zybell, DNP, MBA, RN

Tammy is a nurse educator with a passion for faculty development and student success. With over 20 years-experience, she has worked as a bedside nurse (ICU, NICU, ER), an educator (undergraduate and
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