FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NURSING RESEARCH
2020 Board of Directors

 
President

Connie W. Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP
(January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020) 
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

 

President Elect

Cathleen Wheatley, DNP, RN, CENP
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
President, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
WFBH System Chief Nurse Executive, Sr. Vice President of Clinical Operations
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC

 

 

 Secretary

Pamela O. Johnson, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
(January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Chief Nursing Officer
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

 

 Treasurer

Cindy L. Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Dean & Professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

 

Board of Directors 

Azita Emami, Phd, MSN, RNT, RN, FAAN
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Executive Dean, School of Nursing
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

 

 Jean Davis Board of Directors 

Jean E. Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN
(1st term January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020)
PhD Program Director and Professor
University of South Carolina College of Nursing 
St. Louis, MO

 

Board of Directors 

Janie Heath PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FNAP, FAANP
(1st term January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020)
Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing
University of Kentucky
College of Nursing
Lexington, KY

 

Board of Directors 

Jerry A. Mansfield, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Executive Chief Nursing Officer and Chief
Patient Experience Officer
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

 

Board of Directors 

Molly K. McCarthy, RN, MBA
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Chief Nursing Strategist
Microsoft US Health & Sciences
Chevy Chase, MD

 

Board of Directors 

Victoria Niederhauser, DrPH, RN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Dean & Professor, College of Nursing
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

 

Board of Directors 

Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Dean & Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, TN

 

Board of Directors 

Carol Porter, DNP, RN, FAAN
(1st term January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020)
Chief Nursing Officer
Senior Vice President, Nursing Practice
University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

 

Board of Directors 

Roy L. Simpson, DNP, RN, DPNAP, FAAN, FACMI
(1st term January 1, 2019-December 31, 2020)
Clinical Professor, Assistant Dean, Information
Technology Management
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

 

Board of Directors 

Sandra J. Weiss, PhD, DNSc, FAAN
(2nd term January 1, 2020-December 31, 2021)
Professor & Eschbach Endowed Chair
UCSF School of Nursing
Co-Director, UCSF Depression Center
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

 

Board Liaison 

Yvonne Bryan, PhD
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs
Chief, Office of Extramural Research Administration
National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

 

Executive Director Liz Fossett, CAE
Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research
Lexington, KY

 

 

Emeritus Board of Directors

  • Faye Glenn Abdellah, EdD, ScD, RN, RAAN
  • Roger Bulder, MD
  • Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, CMN, RN, FAAN
  • Gregory Eastwood, MD
  • Melissa A. Fitzpatrick, RN, MSN, FAAN
  • Maryann F. Fralic, DrPH, RN, FAAN
  • Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI
  • Nancy Valentine, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

 

FNINR Founding Members

  • Faye Glenn Abdellah, EdD, ScD, RN, FAAN
  • Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, CMN, RN, FAAN
  • Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Maryann F. Fralic, DrPH, RN, FAAN
  • Diane K. Kjervik, JD, RN, FAA
  • Ora Strickland, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Nell Watts,MS, RN, FAAN
  • Ruby I. Wilson, EdD, RN, FAAN
  • Louise Woerner, MBA
  • Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN

 

FNINR Past Presidents 

  • Karen Drenkard
  • Janet Larson
  • Nene Peragallo
  • Jackie Dunbar-Jacob
  • Frank Shaffer
  • May Wykle
  • Mary Jane England
  • Karen Miller
  • Maryann F. Fralic
  • Ed Benz
  • Gregory Eastwood
  • Nancy Valentine
  • Ada Sue Hinshaw
  • Roger Bulger
  • Faye Glenn Abdellah
  • Colleen Conway-Welch
  • Diane McGivern
  • Joyce Fitzpatrick