As a senior director in Educational Services, Joan is responsible for presenting the firm’s research findings to members of the Nursing Executive Center, a division of the Advisory Board.
Joan holds a master’s degree in nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. She received her bachelor of science in nursing from Boston College.
Prior to joining the Nursing Executive Center, Joan held chief nurse executive positions at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, and Wood River Medical Center in Sun Valley and Hailey, Idaho. Her career spans over thirty-five years in patient care, education, and administration in public, private, rural, and urban settings. She brings to the Nursing Executive Center extensive experience in patient care operations, nursing leadership, and professional practice development with an emphasis on the integration of patient-centered care with professional staff development. In her ten years with the firm, Joan has worked with members on topics including health care reform, nursing care quality and business performance, strategic planning and leadership development.