The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program: An opportunity for junior nurse faculty

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides promising junior faculty extramural funding, expert mentoring, and the training needed to be successful in the academic role. The Nurse Faculty Scholars program, which admitted its first cohort in 2008, is designed to address the nursing faculty shortage by enhancing leadership, educational, and research

Andrea Landis, Ph.D., R.N., A.P.R.N.

Andrea M. Landis, PhD, RN, ARNP is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Nursing and is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her BSN at Widener University, MSN at George Mason University, PhD in Nursing at Emory University, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in nursing at the University of Washington. She received the UW Post Doctoral Association Research Symposium Favorite Poster award in 2009 and American Academy of Sleep Medicine Young Investigator Research Forum attendee award in 2011. Dr.

Timothy Landers, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.P., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Landers is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University. He received a BSN from Binghamton University, a MA in Theology from LaSalle University, an MSN from Pace University, and a PhD in Public Health from The Ohio State University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Antibiotic Resistance (CIRAR) at Columbia University School of Nursing.

Cheryl Giscombé, Ph.D., R.N., P.M.H.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Cheryl Woods Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, MSN Division and Programs in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a BA in psychology from North Carolina Central University, a BS in nursing and a PhD in social-health psychology from Stony Brook University, and a MSN from the psychiatric nurse practitioner program at UNC Chapel Hill.

Gordon Gillespie, Ph.D., D.N.P., R.N., F.A.E.N., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Gordon Lee Gillespie is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. His primary research interest is the promotion of resilience and psychological health in emergency department workers. He has conducted several studies addressing the problem of traumatic stress that typically follows stressful occupational events such as workplace aggression and providing care to traumatically injured patients. Dr. Gillespie earned an associate and BSN degree from Miami University and a MSN and PhD from the University of Cincinnati.

Matthew Gallek, Ph.D., R.N.

Dr. Matthew J Gallek is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The goal of his research is to use genetics/genomics to influence nursing care and practice in the management of patients suffering from brain injury. Specifically, he is interested in cerebral vasospasm, which is a devastating complication following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. In addition, he is interested in functional outcomes following subarachnoid hemorrhage and ischemic stroke. Dr. Gallek received his B.S. in psychology from Allegheny College, his B.S.N.

Jason Farley, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.R.N.P., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Farley is an Associate Professor within Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and a nurse practitioner since 2003 in the Division of Infectious Diseases within The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine AIDS Service. His research program focuses on HIV and the epidemiology, prevention and management of associated drug resistant co-infections such as Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and multi-drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

LuAnn Etcher, Ph.D., G.N.P.-B.C.

LuAnn Etcher PhD, RN, is an Assistant Professor at Yale University School of Nursing. Her interest in the symptoms associated with the development of dementia initially began and was spurred on by work earlier in her career as a nurse practitioner caring for individuals with dementia residing in care facilities. It was during that time that she observed first-hand the negative impact that temporally patterned behaviors can have on the quality of life of individuals diagnosed with dementia and their caregivers. Today, Dr.

Maja Djukic, Ph.D., R.N.

Maja Djukic, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor at the New York University College of Nursing, where she was a Mary Clark Rockefeller Doctoral Fellow, with Professor Christine Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN as her primary mentor. She studies the impact of social and physical aspects of nurse work environments on nurse work outcomes and quality of patient care delivery. Her primary research interest is in developing effective interventions to promote nurse manager implementation of evidence-based nurse work environment improvement strategies vital to high quality healthcare. Dr.

Elizabeth Cohn, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Cohn, PhD, RN, FAAN is director of the Center for Health Innovation at Adelphi University, and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Nursing. She is deeply committed to advancing health equity for underserved, low-income urban communities. Her work focuses on increasing representation of minorities in genetic and genomic research.
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