Georgia Southern University Names Jean Bartels, Ph.D., RN, Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences
Georgia Southern University has named Jean Bartels, Ph.D., RN, Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. Bartels will begin her duties on Jan. 1, 2010.
Bartels has served as professor and chair of the School of Nursing at Georgia Southern University since 1999. Earlier this year, she was selected as the 2009 recipient of the Sister Bernadette Armiger Award, the highest honor given by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
‘Dr. Bartels is an energetic leader who has spent her higher education career focused on quality outcomes in the classroom,” said Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Gary Means. ‘We are fortunate to have someone of her experience to lead the College in the coming year as she works with everyone to advance the important mission of the College of Health and Human Sciences.”
The College of Health and Human Sciences houses the School of Nursing, Health and Kinesiology, and Hospitality, Tourism, and Family & Consumer Sciences degree programs.
Bartels is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing, ISSSS, the Southeast Region Nursing Research Society, and the American Educational Research Association. She was the Assistant Editor for Education for the Journal of Professional Nursing and served on the Editorial Board. She is the President of the Board for the Ogeechee Area Hospice, Inc.
Bartels earned a Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Master of Science in Nursing from Marquette University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Alverno College and a Diploma in Nursing from the Columbia Hospital School of Nursing.
Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers 115 degree programs serving more than 19,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor, master and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit: www.georgiasouthern.edu.
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