Featured Nurse Leader

The Academy's Featured Nurse Leader section showcases the transformative work of our fellows. If you have or know a fellow that has published work or has made a difference in their community please let us know.

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, has been chosen as the 2017–2018 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The program provides a yearlong leadership opportunity to participate in shaping health policy. During her time as a NAM Distinguished Nurse Scholar, Dr. Veenema plans to expand her leadership experience in advancing national preparedness and interprofessional workforce readiness in public health emergencies.

Dr. Veenema is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Center for Humanitarian Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2009.

The Distinguished NAM Nurse Scholar-in-Residence program is supported by the American Academy of Nursing, the American Nurses Association, and the American Nurses Foundation.