Faculty Have Been Promoted to Full Professorship at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Article ID: 665913

Released: 5-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST

Source Newsroom: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Newswise — Six faculty members at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have been promoted to full professor.

In the Department of Community-Public Health:

Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAANSarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAANElizabeth Tanner, PhD, RN, FAAN

In the Department of Acute and Chronic Care:

Deborah Finnell, DNS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAANCheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAANKathleen White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Information about their research, expertise, publications, awards, and honors can be found on the JHSON faculty directory, http://nursing.jhu.edu/faculty_research/faculty/faculty-directory.

“There is such a tremendous level of knowledge, experience, and expertise among our faculty, and I am consistently amazed at the great work they do at the school, in the surrounding communities, and across the globe,” says Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN. “This achievement is an acknowledgment of their excellence in research, practice, and service, and their commitment to the profession of nursing.”

During a time of faculty shortages throughout the United States, JHSON has also hired 19 new faculty members throughout 2016. Specialties of the new faculty include pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, cardiovascular, community health, women’s health, and more.

“With nurses ever in demand and a dire need for more faculty, I am excited to be able to combine the experience and expertise of our current and new faculty to help fill the need for nurses and teachers across the world,” says Davidson. “The caliber of knowledge and competence of our faculty is both impressive and important to fulfilling our mission as a leader in nursing and health care.”

***Located in Baltimore, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is a globally-recognized leader in nursing education, research and practice and ranks #1 nationally among graduate schools of nursing and #2 for DNP programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the school is ranked by QS World University as the No. 2 nursing school in the world and is named the “Most Innovative Nursing Graduate Program in the U.S” by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees. The school is among the top nursing schools for Federal Research Grants and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. For more information, visit www.nursing.jhu.edu.


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