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Diana Mason
Position: Rudin Professor of Nursing and Co-Director, Center for Health, Meadia & Policy at Hunter College, CUNY
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 917-363-0709
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, RN, FAAN

Professional Interests:

  • Policy, politics, media, public health, evidence-based practice, health journalism, professional issues in nursing

Primary Teaching Areas:

  • Public Health Nursing
  • Graduate Nursing Research

Selected Publications:

  • Mason, D. J. , Isaacs, S. & Colby, D. (Eds.). (In progress; expected date of publication, May 2011). Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Book Series: Nursing--Transforming a Field. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., Chaffee, M. W. (Eds.). (February 2011). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Edition). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
  • Mason, D.J. & Jacobson, J. (2010). Case Studies and Profiles for the Report of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine: The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
  • Mason, D. J. (2011). Nursing: an overview. In Isaacs, S., Colby, D. & Mason, D. J. (Eds.). (In progress; expected date of publication, May 2011). Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Book Series: The Nursing Profession: Development, Challenges, Opporunities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Chaffee, M., Mason, D.J. & Leavitt, J. (2011). Policy and politics: An introduction. In Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., Chaffee, M. W. (Eds.). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Edition). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
  • Daniels, J., Glickstein, B. & Mason, D.J. (2011). Media, policy and politics. In Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., Chaffee, M. W. (Eds.). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Edition). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
  • Whalen, E.M., Leavitt, J. & Mason, D. J. (2011). Political analysis. In Mason, D. J., Leavitt, J. K., Chaffee, M. W. (Eds.). Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th Edition). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier.
  • Mason, D.J. (2011). Foreword. In C. Vance, Fast Facts for Career Success in Nursing: Making the Most of Mentoring in a Nutshell. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  • Blogger for the Center for Health, Media & Policy: www.centerforhealthmediapolicy.com
  • Blogger for Disruptive Women in Health Care:http://www.disruptivewomen.net/

Works in Progress:

  • A Study of the Representation of Nurses and Other Health Professionals on Governing Boards of Health Care Organizations and Health-Related Advisory Bodies in New york City.

Education:

  • Ph.D., New York University, 1987
  • M.S.N., St. Louis University, 1977
  • University of Oslo, 1976
  • B.S.N., West Virginia University, 1970

Honorary Degrees:

  • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Long Island University, 2004
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science, West Virginia University, 2010