EP Nursing Theory-Guided Practice

Expert Panel on Nursing Theory-Guided Practice

The Expert Panel on Nursing Theory-Guided Practice seeks to advance disciplinary knowledge articulated in nursing frameworks and theories that reflect a philosophical orientation to humanity, and an ethical approach to health care. This disciplinary knowledge is the foundation for transforming health policy and health care delivery systems.

Inaugural Year: 2001

Marlaine Smith, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN

Dean and Professor, Helen K. Persson Eminent Scholar
Florida Atlantic University College of Nursing

Vice Chair:
Karen Sousa, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor and Director, Colorado Collaborative for Nursing Research
University of Colorado Denver

Board Liaison: Debra Barksdale

Staff Liaison: Sonya Desai

Previous Chairs: Jane Flanagan (2019-2020), Danny Willis (2018-2019), Maggie Pharris (2017-2018), Marian Turkel (2016-2017), Richard Cowling (2015-2016), Barbara Wright, Sister Callista Roy, Dorothy Jones, Rosemarie Rizzo Parse (2001-2008)


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