EP History of Nursing and Health Policy

Expert Panel on the History of Nursing and Health Policy

The Expert Panel on the History of Nursing and Health Policy focuses on historical nursing inquiry and the implications of historical findings for the shaping of health policy today. Members of the panel, nurse historians with expertise in specific areas of health care history (e.g., advanced practice, pediatrics, disaster nursing, infectious disease, women’s health) provide historical information on selected topics of interest to other expert panels to help them identify and describe the historical roots of a nursing issue.

Inaugural Year: 2003

Lead Co-Chair:
P.J. Haylock, PhD, RN, FAAN
Adjunct Faculty
Sul Ross University

Katheren Koehn, MA, RN, FAAN

Executive Director
Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses

Staff Liaison: Madeleine Rohrbach

​Previous Chairs: Pam Haylock (2018-2020), Inge Corless (2017-2018), ​Laurie Glass (2015-2016), Arlene Keeling (2014-2015), Sandra B. Lewenson (2010-2013), Karen Buhler-Wilkerson (2002-2005) 

Publications: Four manuscripts where published in the September 2013 issue of Nursing Outlook in celebration of the Academy's 40th anniversary. 

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