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Bruce Schoneboom, PhD, MS, MHS, RN

Associate Dean
Associate Dean for Practice, Innovation and Leadership
Bruce Schoneboom
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Anesthesiology
  • Education
  • Military/Veterans Affairs
  • Pain/Symptom Management


Retired Colonel Bruce Schoneboom, PhD, MHS, CRNA, FAAN, has been appointed to serve as inaugural associate dean for practice, innovation, and leadership. Dr. Schoneboom will advance collaborations with the Johns Hopkins Health System, particularly in anesthesiology, pain management, and global surgery, and expand practice innovation and leadership within JHSON’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. With the Army, Dr. Schoneboom cared for patients in West Germany, joined the Army’s nurse anesthesia program, and earned his PhD in neuroscience from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He commanded a surgical hospital on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in 2006 where he cared for soldiers and provided humanitarian help to local nationals. He currently serves on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National Advisory Council for Nursing Education and Practice and the HHS Inter-Agency Pain Management Best Practices Task Force.