Career Advisor: Faculty Development
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Linda Daley PhD, RN - Assistant Dean for Prelicensure Programs and Associate Clinical Professor at The Ohio State University. Dr. Daley has been a nurse educator for over 30 years and has been in an administrative position for more than 6 years. Her PhD is in Higher Education, Educational Policy and Leadership. Dr. Daley’s experiences include classroom and clinical teaching strategies, curriculum development, mentoring new clinical faculty with a focus on development of the ‘professional self’ and legal issues related to educational practice. Her clinical expertise focuses on acute cardiac care and exercise as a health promotion strategy. Her most recent presentations have focused of virtual learning environments and interdisciplinary simulations. She has served in a variety of STTI chapter and national/regional offices. She has been an AACN Leadership Fellow and was recently accepted into the university’s President’s and Provost’s Leadership Institute.
Carol Huston MSN, MPA, DPA, FAAN - Carol Huston received her BSN from University of Iowa in 1977, her MSN from California State University, Chico in 1982, and her MPA and DPA from University of Southern California in 1997. Dr. Huston has been a professor of nursing at California State University, Chico (CSUC) since 1982. She served as Master Teacher for CSUC from 1999-2001, Outstanding Teacher for CSUC for 2001/2002, and Outstanding Professor for CSUC for 2008/2009. Dr. Huston also taught in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA from 1998 to 2006. Dr. Huston is the author of four textbooks on leadership, management, and professional issues in nursing (12 editions total) and has published over 80 articles in leading professional journals. She serves on the editorial board for Journal of Nursing Scholarship and as a manuscript reviewer for multiple journals. Professional affiliations include ANA-California and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI). She served as the Region 1 Coordinator of STTI from 1999-2001, on the Board of Directors from 2001-2005, as President-Elect from 2005-2007 and as President from 2007-2009. Dr. Huston is a frequent speaker at nursing conferences and has keynoted more than 150 presentations worldwide. Her research interests include critical thinking, outcomes measurement, quality health care, and empowerment of the nursing profession. In Nov. 2007, she became a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.
Cynthia McCoy PhD, RN, BC, CNE - Dr. McCoy has a clinical background in critical care nursing, acute care, and rural nursing. She has been a nurse educator for 13 years, teaching fundamentals of nursing, Pathophysiology, and critical care nursing at the undergraduate level and nursing informatics at the graduate level. Her doctorate is in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis on Instructional Technology. She also has a Master’s degree in Foundations of Adult Education as well as Adult Health nursing. She holds certification in Nursing Informatics and the Certified Nurse Educator credential from the National League for Nursing. She has leadership experience in curriculum development and faculty mentoring. She has experience in grant writing, and enjoys mentoring junior faculty in the grant writing process as well as in the preparation of abstracts for presentations and publications. Her research interests include faculty development and student retention. Dr. McCoy has served as the Secretary, Counselor, and President of the Iota Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.
Carol McVeigh RN, RM, MNS, PhD - Carol McVeigh, PhD, RN, RM is a Professor of Nursing and Head of the School of Health and Social Services at Massey University in New Zealand. As the Head of a large multi-campus multi-discipline school Professor McVeigh is responsible for the day to day management of programme offerings, leadership development, and budget control. She has particular interest in the use of computer based programmes designed to assist in workload allocation, staffing ratios, and financial planning. Professor McVeigh has experience in risk management, change in the workplace, and dispute resolution. Carol is also interested in assisting staff ‘find a healthy balance’ between family, practice, academic pursuits, research, and study.
Daniel Pesut PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN - Dr. Pesut served as President (2003-2005) of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and a board certified clinical nurse specialist in adult psychiatric mental health nursing. He is the recipient of many awards including an Army Commendation Award while on active duty (1975-1978) in the US Army Nurse Corps; the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Edith Moore Copeland Founder’s Award for Creativity; The American Assembly for Men In Nursing Luther Christman Award; Distinguished Alumni Awards from Northern Illinois University School of Nursing-College of Health and Human Services; as well as a number of other distinguished alumni, teaching, mentoring and leadership awards. Dr. Pesut is a popular author, speaker and consultant, and is internationally known for his work in nursing education - creative-teaching learning methods; self-regulation of health status, clinical reasoning, futures thinking and leadership development.