Edith Moore Copeland Award for Excellence in Creativity Recipient
Dr. Marla E. Salmon, ScD, RN, FAAN
Dean, University of Washington, School of Nursing
Alpha Epsilon Chapter
Marla Salmon is the Robert G. and Jean A. Reid Endowed Dean in Nursing and professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington. She is also a professor in UW’s Department of Global Health. Past experience includes directing the Division of Nursing for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, chairing the Global Advisory Group on Nursing and Midwifery for the World Health Organization, serving on the National Advisory Committee on Nursing Education and Practice, serving on the White House Taskforce on Healthcare Reform, and as a delegate to the World Health Assembly. She founded and directed The Lillian Carter Center for International Nursing, is a director on The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Board of Trustees, a member of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, and a director for the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES). Dean Salmon’s scholarship is focused on global and domestic health workforce policy and leadership. She consults with governments as well as regional and global organizations.