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Leslie Rowan, MSN, BSN

Leslie Rowan

Doctoral Type:

DNP Alumni


DNP Executive


Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
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Leslie Rowan is an adult-care nurse with board certified specialties as a clinical nurse leader and in wound and foot care. She is director of nursing excellence at the VA Medical Center in Washington DC, serving as a senior nurse leader to promote evidence-based practice, nursing research, and strategic planning. She is a graduate of Emory University Woodruff School of Nursing (BSN 1981), University of Phoenix (MSN/Ed 2006), and Oakland University (CNL 2009).  

Major Achievement(s)

  • Co-Inventor: Heelzup, Heel Pressure Ulcer Prevention Pillow
  • Senior Advisor, Co-Author: VANAP-GE Program Funding Award, $6 million, five-year funding to develop and implement AGNP clinical education and AGNP Residency program in the Washington DC VA Medical Center
  • Recipient VA Innovation in Care Award