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Anne Bateman EdD, APRN, BC - Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School of Nursing. Dr. Bateman was chair of the 2008 STTI International Research Congress in Singapore and chair of the STTI Educational Work Group and the Distance Learning Educational Task Force. She has served on several STTI leadership committees and is currently on the STTI Nurse Leader Reviewer Team, and president, Iota Phi Chapter at Large. In addition, Dr. Bateman is an Accreditation Site Reviewer for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Dr. Bateman is a recipient of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2006 Annual Education in Psychiatric Nursing National Award, the 2002 Annual Leadership Award, FSC Student Association and the Massachusetts Nurses Association 1998 Nursing Education Award. Dr. Bateman has twenty plus years in nursing education and thirty years clinical practice in mental health practice with individuals and families in crisis. She is in psychopharmacology practice at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and in private practice. Her research focuses on access to mental health care utilizing Critical Social Thinking to better understand the lived experience of disenfranchised populations, mood and anxiety disorders in adult and young adult populations, and women’s issues in emotional dysregulation.
Hazel Brown EdD, OB-C, CNAA
Kay Foland PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, CNS-BC, CNP
Geralyn Frandsen EdD, RN - Dr. Frandsen has been a nurse educator for 22 years and coordinator of the masters in nursing education and gerontology certificate program. She has a doctorate in higher education and leadership with expertise in the areas of curriculum development, teaching strategies and measurement and evaluation. Dr. Frandsen also has experience in writing NCLEX style questions and pharmacology chapters. Her doctoral project examined the mentor roles of nurse educators in the quest for promotion and tenure. She has a passionate interest in educating undergraduate and graduate students in the care of the patient and family at the end of life. She has also engaged in research in the area of team teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. Dr. Frandsen currently serves on the Sigma Theta Tau International Governance Committee and is the chair of the Charter Review Task Force.
Rosemary L. Goodyear EdD, APRN, FAANP - Dr. Rosemary Goodyear is the current past chair of the International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse Network of the International Council of Nurses. She is an associate faculty member at the University of San Diego and University of South Florida. Dr. Goodyear is also an independent consultant with Consultant Nurse Associates providing clients with assistance on accreditation, regulation and program development. She received her BSN in San Antonio, Texas, from Incarnate Word College; her masters in nursing at the University of Colorado; and her doctoral degree in educational leadership in the School of Education at University of San Diego.
Her work as a professional nurse includes hospital nursing, school nursing and nursing education at all levels of nurse preparation, program coordination and directorships. She has also owned and operated a private Nurse Practitioner practice in a small community with a patient census of 2,000 clients where she provided primary health care services, health promotion and patient education. Since retirement from university education in 1999 she established Nurse Consultant Associates and has consulted nationally in the USA and internationally in multiple nations. In 2000 Dr. Goodyear volunteered with the International Council of Nurses as a leader in establishing and developing the International NP/APN Network as well as a facilitator in the authoring of the Scope of Practice, Standards and Competencies for the International NP/APN.
Cheryl Lehman PhD, RN, CRRN-A - Associate Professor/Clinical, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Lehman has been an RN for 30 years and a Clinical Nurse Specialist for 14 of those years. Her clinical interests and experience include medical-surgical, geriatric and rehabilitation nursing. Dr. Lehman began her career with a diploma in nursing and completed a doctor of philosophy degree in 2005 in Preventive Medicine and Community Health, with a focus in rehabilitation science. She has taught master’s level courses for the past two years at UTHSCSA, a university she joined in 2007 after 16 years in the hospitals at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Lehman’s current research interests include examination of the success of community reentry of civilian contract workers and military service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing and serves on the manuscript review panel of the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.
Deborah Manne MSN, RDH, RN, OCN
Barbara Wright RN, PhD, FAAN - In her dual career as a professional nurse and as an elected official, Barbara W. Wright, has served her profession, community and state. A Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Dr. Wright was appointed associate dean/associate professor at Seton Hall University, College of Nursing in 2000, a position she held for 2 1/2 years; she continued as an adjunct professor, teaching health policy and leadership online until 2007. She has practiced in public health, hospital, educational and administrative staff and leadership positions. Currently, she is a senior consultant, at Rutgers University, Center for State Health Policy and is chair of the Academy of Nursing, Expert Panel on Nursing Theory-Guided Practice. From 1992 to 2000, Wright was an elected Assemblywoman in the NJ General Assembly and was only the second nurse to serve in the NJ legislature. Prior to the Assembly, she was the NJ State Nurses Association Executive Director for more than nine years.
A Cranbury native, Wright received her PhD and MA from New York University, College of Nursing; MEd from Rutgers University; and BS from Boston College, School of Nursing. She is a longstanding member of the New Jersey State Nurses Association/American Nurses Association, STTI and Society of Rogerian Scholars.