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Danielle McCamey, DNP

Assistant Dean
Assistant Dean for Clinical Practice & Relationships
Danielle McCamey
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Diversity
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Social Determinants of Health


Danielle McCamey has nearly 20 years of nursing experience and over a decade as a board-certified acute care nurse practitioner. Her specialties range from perianesthesia care to palliative and critical care. Dr. McCamey founded DNPs of Color, a 501c3 nonprofit national organization that builds community and creates opportunities for nurses of color through networking, mentorship, and advocacy to increase diversity in doctoral studies, clinical practice, and leadership. In addition, she is the co-creator and chair of the Doctoral Nurses Collaborative, a group that joins DNP- and PhD-prepared nurses throughout her current health care system. The Doctoral Nurses Collaborative provides mentorship, scholarship, and elevation of evidence-based practice. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Virginia and both her master of science in acute care advanced practice and doctor of nursing practice from Georgetown University. She earned a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida and a Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate from Georgetown University, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership. Dr. McCamey is a fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians. She was recently selected as chair of the Palliative and End of Life Care Network—where the focus is on education, raising awareness of palliative and end-of-life care in CHEST, and clinical practice.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Pottash, M., McCamey, D., Groninger, H., Aulisi, E., Chang, J.Palliative Medicine Reports. Aug 2020.161-165.  

    McCamey, D. (2022). DNPs of Color—Building Community and Creating opportunities, Inspiring Nurses, Empowering Professionals, Transforming Nursing Practice.  Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 

    Book Chapter—McCamey, D., Sederstrom, N. (2022). Lingering and Glaring Health Disparities Amidst COVID-19. In: Ulrich, C.M., Grady, C. (eds) Nurses and COVID-19: Ethical Considerations in Pandemic Care. Springer, Cham.

  • Awards/Honors

    2021   Recipient of The Distinguished 400 Award from the 400 Years of African American History Commission

    2019   Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

    2017   Sigma Theta Tau Induction