Transcultural Nursing Society
46th Annual Conference
Virtual Presentations and CE's Available until December 1, 2020. Register today and received your login and password to view the recordings!
Transcultural Nursing: Influencing Research, Education, Practice and Administration
- Discuss strategies for advocating social change to promote culturally competent care
- Apply transcultural nursing theories in research, education, practice and administration
- Identify transcultural nursing research and theory to address migrant health challenges, gender issues, and women's health
- Analyze issues influencing transcultural nursing research, education, practice and administration
G. Rumay Alexander, EdD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Alexander is currently a Professor in the School of Nursing, Special Assistant to the Dean of the Adams School of Dentistry and formerly the Associate Vice -Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion/ Chief Diversity Officer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At the end of 2019, she completed her presidency of the National League for Nursing, the voice for nursing education which has over 40,000 nurse educators and 1200 schools of nursing as members and her membership of the Tri-Council of Nursing which sets the leadership agenda for the nation. For over 21 years, she was the Senior Vice President for Clinical and Professional Services at the Tennessee Hospital Association and designed one of the nation’s first minority health administrators’ program, Agenda 21, which exists to this day.
Dr. Alexander has guided individuals in academic, corporate, health care and religious organizations in the exploration of marginalizing processes, as well how to be open to multiple perspectives, viewpoints and the impact both positive and negative due to the many lived experiences of difference. She has authored numerous articles, book chapters and opinion briefs. Her passion for equity of opportunity and penchant for holding courageous dialogues to steward and promote human flourishing has led to appointments on landmark healthcare initiatives including the Commission of Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems of the American Hospital Association and the National Quality Forum’s steering committee for the first national voluntary consensus standards for nursing-sensitive care. She is a two-term member on the Board of Governors of the National League for Nursing and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. In 2010 she was the American Organization of Nurse Executive’s Prism Award recipient for workforce diversity leadership and in 2013 the National Student Nurses’ Association bestowed her with their most prestigious award of Honorary Membership. In addition, she received the Southern Regional Education Board’s M. Elizabeth Carnegie Award in 2013.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Family Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and a Doctoral Degree (Ed.D) in Education, Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University.
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