Nichelle A. Mullins is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Charter Oak Health Center, Inc. (COHC), a federally qualified health center that provides quality comprehensive health care to the underserved population regardless of their ability to pay. Mrs. Mullins is a licensed attorney and as such, her prior professional positions include several legal positions including managing a private law practice. She also held various teaching roles at local community colleges. Mrs. Mullins earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan, a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Syracuse University, and a Masters in Health Care Administration from Walden University. Ms. Mullins is an ordained minister and currently serves as an appointed member of the State Citizens Ethics Advisory Board and the Governor’s Healthcare Cabinet Committee. She is married and has three beautiful children.
Anne J Gunderson holds a doctorate in educational leadership, MS, and is a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She is Associate Dean Innovation in Clinical Education and Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University. She is also Assistant Vice President for Education, Quality, and Safety at MedStar Health, a ten hospital, not for profit company. This year Anne published a book; Shattering the Wall.
Innovation in Clinical Education
Andrea Pusey Murray is a Senior Lecturer and Program Director for Undergraduate Nursing Program at the Caribbean School of Nursing, University of Technology, Jamaica (Papine Campus). She has published peer reviewed articles in journals such as International Journal of Nursing Science, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering and Mental Health in Family Medicine. She has authored a book chapter entitled, “Attendance and performance of undergraduate students in two nursing courses in a University in Jamaica”, in Advancing Education in the Caribbean and Africa and co-authored “Cultural Voices and Human Rights: Case Exemplars” in the Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing. Currently, she serves on the Curriculum and Development Committee - Nursing Council of Jamaica. She holds membership with the Nurses Association of Jamaica and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing - Theta theta Chapter. Her research interests’ focus on mental health, public health sexually transmitted infections and education.
Associate Professor Elisabeth Jacob is currently the Associate Dean (Nursing) at ECU. She practiced as a registered nurse for over 20 years in both rural and metropolitan hospitals. She completed her PhD through Monash University in 2014. She has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals. Elisabeth’s research interests include: development of the nursing workforce; skill mix and its effect on patient outcome.
Beth Harkness has over a decade of experience providing clinical care and disease management to the pediatric and adult cystic fibrosis population and managing cystic fibrosis research at Children's National in Washington, DC, USA.
Dr Metcalfe is an Associate Professor at Western Carolina University in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Previous academic appointments have been as Interim Director of Nursing and also as the Dean of Nursing at a private college. She has been an educational grants researcher with colleges and hospitals. Currently, she is serving on the Board of the North Carolina Nursing Association Foundation.