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 University of Missouri-Saint Louis, a PhD in higher education administration from Saint Louis University, and a certificate in management and leadership in education from Harvard University.
Dr. Murray has worked to advance diversity in nursing education by obtaining federal Nursing Workforce Diversity funding to expand educational opportunity to underrepresented groups in nursing education and through her service on the National Advisory Committee to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Careers in Nursing program (NCIN); a program founded to alleviate the nursing shortage and to increase the diversity in the nursing profession.
Dr. Murray devotes her career to making significant and lasting contributions to improve the health status of vulnerable or at-risk populations. Her research and policy interests are focused on the social and structural determinants of health, population health, and the interplay between the social environment and health outcomes.
Dr. Murray is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows Program, and a recipient of the Salute to Excellence Healthcare Award for Stellar Performance. She has numerous publications, presents nationally, and has garnered significant external funding for initiatives to advance diversity in nursing education.