Renowned Nursing Scholar Delivers Annual Distinguished Nursing Lecture

Angela McBride

Angela McBride

Angela McBride, an internationally renowned nursing scholar known for her contributions to women’s health, the psychology of parenthood, and psychiatric nursing, delivered the second annual Distinguished Nursing Lecture on Friday, Nov. 8, in front of faculty, staff, students, and guests of the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden.

“The Growth and Development of Nursing Organizations” was held in the Campus Center on the Rutgers–Camden campus.

McBride, a distinguished professor and university dean emerita at the Indiana University School of Nursing, will discuss the advancement of academic and service organizations in the nursing industry. Her scholarly work has most recently focused on nursing leadership development and how the informatics revolution is changing practice.

“The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden is proud to host this important lecture and present the important work of this dynamic and celebrated nursing scholar,” said Joanne Robinson, dean of the Rutgers–Camden nursing school.

McBride is a member of the Indiana University Health Board of Directors, which oversees an 18-hospital system, and chairs the board’s Committee on Quality and Patient Safety. She is a past president of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society, and of the American Academy of Nursing. McBride currently chairs the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Nurse Faculty Scholar Program.

She served on the National Advisory Mental Health Council of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration and on the advisory committee of the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women’s Health.

McBride is the author of numerous articles and several books, including The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders (Springer, 2011), and she serves as an associate editor of Nursing Leadership: A Concise Encyclopedia. McBride earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, her master’s degree from Yale University, and her doctoral degree from Purdue University. She also holds six honorary doctorates.

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