Department of Acute and Chronic Care
The Department of Acute and Chronic Care aims to advance health care globally through nursing research, education, and practice that respects the dignity of the human person in populations at risk for or experiencing acute and chronic conditions. The Department provides leadership that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of underserved and vulnerable populations based upon the biological, behavioral, psychosocial, and philosophical perspective.
Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN
Dr. Elizabeth Sloand has been dedicated to nursing and health care, primarily for underserved and low-income children, throughout her career. Her work as a nurse educator, researcher and community care provider focuses on uninsured and underinsured children and youth both in east Baltimore and in Haiti and other Caribbean nations. Her medical missions in rural southwest Haiti have enabled SON students to provide episodic direct primary and preventive health care to impoverished families as part of their training in community health nursing. Read Bio