Board Members

Strategic Board Members

Gail Armstrong 

Professor, Assistant Dean of the DNP Program
Oregon Health & Science University

Teri Chenot

Associate Professor, Keigwin School of Nursing
Department Chair, Healthcare Quality and Safety Programs 
Jacksonville University 

Patricia Patrician

Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor,  
UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing

Rebecca “Suzie” Miltner

Associate Professor 
UAB | The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing
Director of Practice and Clinical Partnerships

Rebecca Patton 

Lucy Jo Atkinson Scholar in Perioperative Nursing
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University

Marianne Baernholdt

Associate Dean for Global Initiatives and Professor
UNC School of Nursing

Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, FSSH

Director Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

QSEN Advisers

Amy Barton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean  of Clinical and Community Affairs, University of Colorado Denver

Jan Boller, PhD, RN
Director of  DNP Program, Western University of Health sciences

Karen Drenkard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Executive Director, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Denise Hirst, MSN, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Paula Jarzemsky, MS, RN
Clinical Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mary Joan D. Ladden, PhD, RN, FAAN
Assistant Professor & Director of Achieving Competence Today (ACT), Harvard Medical School

Wendy Madigosky, MD, MSPH
Assistant Professor & Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum Director, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Kathy Mcguinn, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Director of Special Projects, American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Deborah Morris Nadzam, PhD, RN, BB, FAAN
Senior Consultant and Project Director, CMS Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network

Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean of Academic affairs & Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mamta Singh, MD, MS
Director  of Patient Based Programs & Assistant Professor  in General Internal Medicine, VA/ Case Western Reserve University

Elaine Taglianeri, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN
Professor, Community College of Philadelphia

Emeritus Board Members

Jane Barnsteiner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Linda Cronenwett, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean & Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN
Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota

Pam M. Ironside, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Research in Nursing Education, Indiana University

Jean Johnson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean & Professor, George Washington University

Linda Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN
Senior Associate Dean & Professor, Vanderbilt University

Nancy Spector, PhD, RN
Director of Regulatory Innovations, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Other National organizations Strategic Initiatives QSEN membership

Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Patient Safety Foundation  National Steering Committee for Patient Safety

Representative: Dr. Teri Chenot

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AAMC Integrating Quality Steering committee to advance Quality and Patient Safety Competencies

Representative: Dr. Mary Dolansky

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Macy Foundation

Conference Summary: Improving Environments for Learning in the Health Professions
Representative: Dr. Mary Dolansky

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ACGME- Clinical Learning Environments and patient safety

Representative: Dr. Marianne Baernholdt

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American Academy of Nurses, Expert Panel on Quality Health Care

Representaives: Dr. Teri Chenot, Dr. Patricia Patrician, Dr. Mary Dolansky, Dr. Marianne Baernholdt

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Advisory Board Member, American Nurses Association, Center for Ethics and Human Rights (CEHR)

Representative: Dr. Teri Chenot

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ACGME – The Program Director Patient Safety and Quality (PDPQ) Educators Network

Representative: Dr. Suzie Miltner

Link coming soon