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Committee Member, Member

Ellen Kurtzman, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., FAAN

Professor and Executive Director of Health Administration - Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Ellen Kurtzman is a professor and the Executive Director of Health Administration in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Read Bio

Vice Chair
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Committee Member, Member

Jamie Smith, Ph.D., R.N.

Postdoctoral research fellow- Johns Hopkins University - Thomas Jefferson University

Jamie Smith, Ph.D., R.N., is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Health Services and Outcomes Research for Aging Populations T32 training program at Johns Hopkins University. Read Bio

Past Chair
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Committee Member, Member

Hayley Germack, Ph.D., M.H.S., R.N.

Associate Director of Real World Value & Evidence - Janssen Scientific Affairs

Dr. Hayley Germack is an Associate Director of Real World Value & Evidence at Janssen Scientific Affairs. Read Bio

Communications Liaison
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Committee Member, Member

Suzanne Courtwright, Ph.D., NP, NEA-BC

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Columbia University School of Nursing

Suzanne Courtwright, PhD, NP, NEA-BC is a T32 postdoctoral research fellow at Columbia University School of Nursing in the Comparative and Cost Effectiveness (CER2) Fellowship Program within the Center Healthcare Delivery Research and Innovations. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member

Kathryn Riman, Ph.D., R.N.

Predoctoral Scholar - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Kathryn Riman, PhD, RN is a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University... Read Bio

Student Representative
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Committee Member, Member

Eleanor Turi, M.Phil., B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N.

Ph.D. Student - Columbia University School of Nursing

Eleanor Turi is a PhD student at Columbia University School of Nursing. Her research interests focus on nursing workforce and mental health care delivery, particularly related to how the primary care nurse practitioner organizational climate impacts mental health care delivery to patients in underserved areas. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member

Ann Annis, Ph.D., R.N.

Assistant Professor - Michigan State University

Dr. Annis is a health services researcher and Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at Michigan State University. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member

Lauren Ghazal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of Michigan

Dr. Lauren Ghazal is a family nurse practitioner and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member

Shirley Girouard, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

Professor and Associate Dean - SUNY Downstate

Dr. Shirley Girouard is a co-director of the Brooklyn Initiative to Develop Geriatrics Education, Professor, and Associate Dean for Research and Community Partnerships at the College of Nursing at SUNY Downstate. Read Bio

Committee Member, Member

Danielle Jones, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Association of Women's Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses

An experienced health professions executive with expertise in operationalizing equity across health care policy, organizational strategy, health services research and workforce development. Read Bio

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Chenjuan Ma, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Assistant Professor - New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Chenjuan Ma, PhD MSN, is an assistant professor and health services researcher at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member

Blake McGee, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.

Assistant Professor and PhD Program Director - Georgia State University

Dr. Blake McGee is a former emergency nurse with a PhD in nursing science and a focus on health policy. Read Bio

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Jacqueline Nikpour, B.S.N., R.N.

Ph.D. Student - Duke University School of Nursing

Jacqueline Nikpour is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar and a rising third-year PhD student at Duke University School of Nursing. Read Bio

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Author, Researcher

Roy Thompson, Ph.D., M.S.N., C.C.N., R.N.

Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Missouri

Dr. Thompson was born and raised Jamaica. He is a Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. Read Bio