Mary Terhaar, DNSc, CNS, RN
Director, DNP Program
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Terhaar brings extensive experience and background in neonatal, perinatal, and pediatric nursing to the clinical component of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing baccalaureate child-bearing family course and the management practicum of the school's master's program. She also serves as director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Her emphasis in both clinical practice and education is most often directed to the effectiveness of interdisciplinary collaboration in the management of health outcomes for mothers and their infants and young children. Terhaar has published widely in the nursing literature, primarily on issues regarding neonatal care. She serves as the Hopkins nursing ambassador to the National League for Nursing. Terhaar also was a key member of the school team that developed a two-year curriculum and learning tools that now are being used as core curricula in more than 20 midwifery schools in Afghanistan, resulting in more than 1,000 trained midwives to date.
Marilyn Haynes-Brokopp, MS, RN-BC
Clinical associate professor and director
Center for Professional Development and Outreach
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing
A professional nurse since 1980 and a nurse educator since 1995, Haynes-Brokopp is an ANCC board-certified community and public health nurse. Her experience includes roles as a home health director, hospice director, quality improvement manager, interim director of the state of Oregon’s emergency medical services and a state of Utah risk management consultant. She served as the project manager and codeveloper for HRSA grants, leadership groups, and programs for the UW-Madison School of Nursing. Haynes-Brokopp also served as codeveloper of the 2020 Healthiest Wisconsin State Health Plan.
G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN
Clinical professor and director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill National League for Nursing board member
Alexander’s nursing career spans more than 21 years in the areas of public policy, advocacy, teaching, and health careers development with an emphasis on cultural diversity issues. At a national level, she has served on the AHA's Workforce Commission, the board of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the National Quality Forum Nursing Care Performance Measures' Steering Committee, as chairwoman of the AONE Diversity Council, and as a member of the AHA's Leadership Circle of Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. She frequently speaks to groups across the country on the issues of the health care workforce, diversity, and strategic planning.
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