National Advisory Council
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing National Advisory Council gathered for its 2014-15 meeting in April 2015.
The National Advisory Council advises on strategy and provides input on long-range plans in several areas, including strategies to achieve the vision, continuous improvement and evaluation of impact, and sustainability. Council members also serve as advocates for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
Claire M. Fagin, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor, Dean Emerita, School of Nursing and Interim President Emerita, University of Pennsylvania (founding chair)
G. Russell (Russ) Bell, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer (retired), Beckman Coulter (chair)
Linda Burnes Bolton, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., F.A.A.N.
Vice President, Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Douglas F. Busch
Chief Operating Officer (retired), Care Innovations
Natalie Bush, R.N., M.S.N.
Nurse and Philanthopist
Joanne M. Disch, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Ad Honorem, University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Viva Ettin, M.D., J.D.
Law Offices of Viva Ettin MD
Jennie Chin Hansen, R.N., F.A.A.N.
Senior Strategic Advisor, American Geriatrics Society
Martha N. Hill, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor, Dean Emerita, The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Medicine and Public Health
Andrew P. Mezey, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University
Susan Reinhard, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Senior Vice President for Public Policy, AARP and Chief Strategist for Center to Champion Nursing in America
Marybeth Sharpe, Ph.D.
Program Director, Betty Irene Moore Nursing Initiative and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, (foundation representative)
Robert J. Szczerba, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, X Tech Ventures
Helen Thomson, R.N.
Retired Supervisor, Yolo County Board of Supervisors; Former Assemblywoman, California State Assembly
Richard B. Weininger, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer for Oncology, CareCore National/Med Solutions
Page West, R.N., C.C.R.N., M.H.A.
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Dignity Health
President and CEO, Dignity Health
Suzanne Feetham, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Professor Emeritus, College of Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago; Senior Scientist, Self-Management Science Center at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee College of Nursing
J. Taylor Harden, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Executive Director, Coordinating Center, National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, Gerontological Society of America
Member, National Advisory Board, UC Davis Health System; Former Member, University of California Board of Regents; Former Chair, University of California Board of Regents
Louise L. Liang, M.D.
Senior Advisor, Kaiser Permanente International, former Senior Vice President, Quality and Clinical Systems Support, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; Former Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Wayne McCormick, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Professor, University of Washington Department of Medicine; Chief, Long-Term Care Service, University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Executive Vice President, Sponsorship, Mission Integrity and Philanthropy, Dignity Health
Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, Dr.PH., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Dean and Professor, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
Corinne H. Rieder, Ed.D.
Executive Director and Treasurer, The John A. Hartford Foundation
Peter C. Scheidt, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center
Cheryl M. Scott
Senior Advisor, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
S. Leonard Syme, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology and Community Health, UC Berkeley School of Public Health