College names Dr. Lynette Hamlin as new associate dean for nursing

Lynette HamlinDr. Lynette Hamlin, an expert in nursing leadership and clinical practice, has joined Saint Joseph’s College as its new associate dean for nursing. In this role, Dr. Hamlin will oversee the College’s on-campus and online nursing programs.

“Dr. Hamlin brings the right combination of talent and experience to not only continue our strong tradition in nursing but also to raise our nursing programs to new heights,” says Dr. Michael Pardales, the College’s chief learning officer.

Dr. Lynette Hamlin earned a BSN and MSN from Loyola University of Chicago, a post-master’s certificate in nurse-midwifery from the University of Illinois, and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.

Dr. Hamlin was most recently an educational consultant for health-care executive search firm B.E. Smith, and was formerly the dean of the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate, chair of the Department of Nursing at the University of New Hampshire, and chair of the nurse-midwifery program at Yale University. She has enjoyed a dual career in academia and practice, with a strong history in practice development and management. She is a fellow in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), a participant in the DHHS 2003 Primary Health Care Policy Fellowship, and a recipient of ACNM’s coveted Kitty Ernst Award.

April 10, 2014
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