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Our Teams

PRACTICE

Modernizing Practice Laws

Lead: Dr. Toni DiChiacchio, DNP,  APRN, FNP- BC, WVU Medicine

 

Improving Retention & Quality through Transition to Practice (TTP)  Models  Online TTP & Preceptor Courses

Lead: Mary Fanning, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Director, Nursing Administration/Magnet Program Director, WVU Medicine

 

Nursing Workforce Retention & Recruitment Action Team

Lead: Amy Bullington, Nurse Manager, Cabell Huntington Hospital

LEADERSHIP

​Presence on Policy and Health Decision-Making Boards Nurses on Boards Developing Nurse Leadership

Lead: Laure Marino, DNP, RN, Associate Professor, WVU School of Nursing

SHARED DATA GROUP

Build an infrastructure for the collection and analysis of inter professional health care workforce data.

Lead: Jordyn Reed, Administrator,  WV Center for Nursing

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Lead: Sandra Burrell, ADN, RN, Clinical Advisor,  WV Bureau for Public Health

Recognition Gala & Awards

Lead: Karen Wilkinson, RN,Utilization Management for Medical and Behavioral Health, Clinical Review Manager,  Kepro

EDUCATION

Increase Number of BSN Graduates 

  • Increase Number of Doctoral Prepared Nurses

  • Life-Long Learning

  • Nursing Workforce Pipeline, Pathways & Faculty Action Teams

 

Leads: Lynda F. Turner, Ed.D., MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, is an Associate Professor at Marshall University School of Nursing

Amy Bruce, DNP, RN, NE-BC, Capito Department of Nursing Chair, Program Director of Nursing, Associate Professor, University of Charleston

Stacy Huber, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE. Senior Lecturer, West Virginia University

CULTURE OF HEALTH PROJECTS

Faith Community Nursing Toolkit and Network

Lead: Angel Smothers, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Associate Professor, WVU School of Nursing

      

Health Ambassador RN

Lead: Cheryl Vega, RN

STRATEGIC ADVISORS

Lead: Cynthia Armstrong Persily PhD, RN, FAAN Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, 

WV Higher Education Policy Commission
 

 

Advisors

  • Will Carter, McKinley Carter Wealth Services

  • Laura K. Boone, Senior Program Advisor, Pallottine Foundation of Huntington 

  • Dan Foster, MD, President, WV for Affordable Healthcare & Former member of the WV House of Delegates

  • Kim Tieman, Project Officer, Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation