Editor in Chief

Lillee Smith Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN
Senior Fellow and Nurse Executive
Institute for Patient Safety
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Tex.

Editorial Advisory Board

Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN

President (2018-2020), Case Management Society of America

12th President (2012-2014), National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Director, Care Management,

UC Irvine Health

Orange, CA

Danielle (Dani) Bowie, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Systems Director of Clinical Resource Management

Legacy Health

Portland, OR

Thomas R. Clancy, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN

Clinical Professor, School of Nursing

University of Minnesota


Joan Shinkus Clark, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN

Executive Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive

Texas Health Resources


Danette Culver, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN-K, RN-BC

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Norton Healthcare

Louisville, KY

Amina Dubuisson, MSN, RN, MBA/HCM, LNHA

Regional Director of Clinical Operations

Greystone Health

Tampa, FL

Michael L. Evans, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN

Dean and Professor

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Lubbock, TX

Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, APRN, BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP

President, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc.

North Andover, Mass.

FNP, Adjunct Faculty, Family Practice Residency

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Inc.

Greater Lawrence, MA

Melissa A. Fitzpatrick, MSN, RN, FAAN

Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer

Dabir, Inc., The Healthcare Division of Methode Electronics

Harwood Heights, IL

Jennifer Gentry, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nurse Executive

Providence Portland Medical Center

Portland, OR

Christine Hedges, PhD, RN, NE-BC

Director of Nursing Quality and Research

University of North Carolina Hospitals

Chapel Hill, NC

Eileen T. Lake, PhD, RN, FAAN

Jessie M. Scott Endowed Term Chair in Nursing and Health Policy

Professor of Nursing and Sociology

Associate Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Norma M. Lang, PhD, RN, FRCN, FAAN

Professor and Dean Emeritus School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania,Philadelphia

Wisconsin Regent Distinguished Professor and Aurora Professor of Health Care Quality and Informatics Professor Emerita

College of Nursing

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Tina Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN

Marrelli and Associates, Inc.

Health Care Consultants and Publishers e-Caregiving Solutions

Venice, FL

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN

Vice President for Health Promotion University Chief Wellness Officer

Dean and Professor, College of Nursing

Professor of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, College of Medicine The Ohio State University



Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs University of Nevada Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

Jack Needleman, PhD, FAAN

Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Professor

Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Los Angeles

Christine Pabico, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Director, Pathway to Excellence Program

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Silver Spring, MD

Rebecca M. Patton, DNP, RN, CNOR, FAAN

Former President, American Nurses Association

Lucy Jo Atkinson Professorship in Perioperative Nursing

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Mark Pelletier MS, RN

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Nurse Executive

The Joint Commission

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Joseph Potts, MSN, RN

Clinical Nurse III

Orlando Health

Orlando, FL

Stephanie Schulte, MLIS

Associate Professor, Health Sciences Library

The Ohio State University, Health Sciences Library


Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN

Chief Executive Officer

CGFNS International

Philadelphia, PA


Clinical Professor, Assistant Dean for Technology Management

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Associate Professor and Director for the Master’s Program

School of Nursing

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD


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