Dr. Madigan embodies the key attributes of a Sigma member, having devoted her career to nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. She brings a wealth of practice, academic, and global experience to this new leadership role…
Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB)
June 27, 2017
Following a worldwide candidate search, the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) today named Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN, as the organization’s new chief executive officer. Dr. Madigan leaves her position as Independence Foundation Professor in Nursing Education at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, where she had been for more than two decades. She assumes her role as CEO Designate effective 18 September 2017 and will be formally presented to the organization’s 135,000 members during STTI’s 44th Biennial Convention, 28 October through 1 November 2017 in Indianapolis.
About Dr. Elizabeth Madigan
Director of the school’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Collaborating Center for Research and Clinical Training in Home Care Nursing, Dr. Madigan has extensive global experience, having served as a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Santiago, Chile, and a research grant reviewer for the Italian Ministry of Health Young Investigator Research Program. She recently reviewed the planned PhD program and curriculum for Haramaya University in Ethiopia.
Dr. Madigan is also a respected researcher. She has published numerous book chapters and research articles and presented at nursing conferences worldwide on interests including home healthcare…