Jennifer Embree, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CCNS
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
A nurse executive with many years leadership experience, Dr. Embree has directed local and system strategic planning in nursing, planned and executed patient safety initiatives, organizational development, physician and employee relations, performance improvement, and regulatory/accreditation compliance activities. A current Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Faculty Scholar, Dr. Embree is one of 14 Scholars in the 2014-2015 cohort.
Dr. Embree is active on several organizational boards:
President of the Indiana State Nurses Association
Past president and current board member of the Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives
Executive board member for the Indiana Center for Nursing (Co-Chair of the Development Committee)
President of Centerstone of Indiana’s board of directors
Board Member at Large for The Indiana League of Nursing
Dr. Embree is active as a state, national, and international speaker on lateral violence in nursing. She is the Coordinator of the MSN Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Program and DNP faculty for Leadership Practicum Courses.
Julie A. Meek, PhD, RN Contributing Author (will not be in attendance to present)
Julie A. Meek, PhD, RN was founder and CEO of The Haelan Group, a predictive modeling and health coaching company that she founded in 1995. Dr. Meek joined IUSON in 2008, quickly becoming part of the core team that developed and earned approval and grant support for the start-up and accreditation of the DNP program. Dr. Meek was awarded the IU Trustee Teaching Award in 2012. Her research interests include predictive modeling and pedagogical reform including ePortfolio, online quality standards, and the impact of service learning and reflection on student learning.