Diana Mason Named President of the American Academy of Nursing
The American Academy of Nursing has elected Diana J. Mason president of the academy. Mason is a faculty member in the Nursing Ph.D. program at the Graduate Center and a Rudin professor of nursing and codirector of the Center for Health, Media & Policy at Hunter College.
Honored to lead the organization, which serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice, Mason states that during her tenure, “the Academy will be focused on three strategic goals: advancing reforms in our health care system, addressing factors other than health care that promote the health of populations, and ensuring that nurses serve on governing boards and policy-related bodies at the national level.”
Mason is an internationally recognized scholar and leader in nursing who previously served as president-elect of the American Academy of Nursing for two years and as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Nursing. She is a health journalist and is strategic adviser for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action.
Submitted on: OCT 23, 2013
Category: Faculty Awards, General GC News, Nursing Science (DNS)