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

Lead Co-Chair:
Danny Gaylon Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Nursing

Jane M. Flanagan, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, ANP-BC, FAAN 
Associate Professor
Boston College Connell School of Nursing

Co-Chair Appointee:
Marlaine Smith, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Helen K. Persson Eminent Scholar
Florida Atlantic University College of Nursing

Staff Liaison: Rachael James, RN

Board Liaison: Debra Barksdale, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN

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


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