2019 FAAN Inductees

Fall 2019 As Seen in Our Fall 2019 Issue
2019 FAAN Inductees

An indicator of the incredible caliber of faculty

Eight faculty members from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) are being inducted this fall as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) for outstanding accomplishments in health care. “This is one of the largest numbers of inductees we have had in a given year, and an indicator of the incredible caliber of faculty we have here,” says JHSON Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN. All were formally recognized at the AAN’s conference on October 26.

Jesus Casida, PhD, RN, APN-C

Inventor of the VADCare App—in clinical trials—designed to help patients maintain ventricular assist devices and better manage their health condition.

Catherine Ling, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP

Improving access to primary care among vulnerable populations; disease prevention and disaster planning in federal and private sectors.

Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, PhD, MHS, RN, FAHA, FPCNA

Reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease among Africans locally and globally.

Kenneth Dion, PhD, MSN, MBA

Numerous patents for technologies that enhance health care business objectives and processes; founder of two health care tech firms.

Miki Goodwin, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE

Helped establish two Centers for Nursing Excellence at regional health care systems; has been a chief nursing officer and university dean.

Carmen Alvarez, PhD, CRNP, CNM

Reducing health disparities among racial/ethnic minorities; diversifying the nursing profession and increasing access to care.

Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN

Co-led the first Saudi Arabian DNP class to graduate from JHSON in 2017; served as lead nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Peter Johnson of Jhpiego

Senior director of nursing and midwifery for Jhpiego—read a full profile.

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