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Gloria C. Ramsey, JD, RN

Associate Dean
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Associate Professor
Gloria Ramsey
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Diversity
  • Ethics


Gloria Ramsey promotes and strategically furthers the school’s values of diversity and inclusion by bolstering JHSON’s excellence, innovation, and impact within education, practice, and the profession. She has been a nurse and attorney engaged in interdisciplinary research/scholarship related to bioethics, end-of-life care, and advance care planning for more than two decades (Hastings Center, American Nurses Association, American Bar Association). She provides leadership to national projects focusing on end-of-life care and advance care planning for African-American patients/families and persons with disabilities. Ramsey is an advocate for engaging racially and ethnically diverse populations and faith communities for participation in research and partnering/collaborating on community-based health disparity interventions. She has taught bioethics, research, public health, military ethics, and health policy to DNP and PhD nursing students and interprofessional graduate students. She is a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice, immediate past member of the Diversity Advisory Council of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and a member of the American Academy of Nursing Cultural Competency and Health Equity and Bioethics expert panels.