Eun-Okay Im is ready to grow to be the following dean of the College of Nursing beginning Sept. 1, following the announcement of her appointment on Monday.
Im is at present the senior affiliate dean for analysis and innovation in addition to the Edith Folsom Honeycutt endowed chair within the Nell Hodgson Woodruff College of Nursing at Emory College in Atlanta, Georgia. Previous to her time at Emory College, Im was an affiliate dean for analysis growth and regulatory affairs, a College distinguished professor, the Mary T. Champagne professor within the College of Nursing at Duke College and Marjorie O. Rendell endowed chair on the College of Nursing on the College of Pennsylvania. She additionally served because the La Quinta Motor Inns Inc. centennial professor in Nursing at UT from 2007 to 2011.
Im acquired a bachelor’s diploma in nursing and a grasp’s diploma in public well being from Seoul Nationwide College. She later acquired a grasp’s diploma and Ph.D. in nursing from the College of California, San Francisco. She taught programs in a variety of topics associated to the sphere of nursing together with nursing concept, nursing philosophy and international ladies’s well being.
Im’s personal work tends to concentrate on how technology-based interventions can be utilized to offer new sorts of care and she or he is named a pacesetter in international ladies’s well being analysis.
“Dr. Im is an exemplary scientist and mentor who will foster continued innovation in nursing science,” Sharon Wooden, the manager vice chairman and provost of UT, stated in an electronic mail. “By way of her management, she is going to construct on the college’s successes whereas growing the following era of nurses and students.”
Im will succeed Alexa Stuifbergen who served as dean for 14 years.