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 Academic Nursing)from Indiana University, a MSN degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. In nursing education for 40 years, Dr. Pettigrew’s previous positions include: Professor of Nursing; Executive Director of Graduate Programs; Director, Center for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Nursing at University of Cincinnati and Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences and Chair, Department of Nursing at Xavier University. In her current position, Dr. Pettigrew has overseen the growth of the Benjamín León School of Nursing from 800 to 1700 ASN and RN-BSN students over the past six years. She currently manages 69 full-time faculty members, 106 adjunct faculty members, and 16 staff members. Dr. Pettigrew embraces diversity, and is a strong advocate for students and faculty members, supporting academic opportunities, cultural exchange, and the value of service to others.