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Cohen, Sally Associate Professor


Innovations in initiatives that prepare nurses as leaders in health Sally Solomon Cohen is Associate Professor and Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at the University of New Mexico.  Prior to that she was on the faculty of Yale University School of Nursing, where she founded and directed the Nursing Management Policy, and Leadership masters specialty, spearheaded the school’s health policy focus in the PhD Program, and was on the Executive Committee of the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics. She brings exceptional interdisciplinary expertise to education and research pertaining to nurses as leaders in health policy. Her research has focused on the politics of social policies for children, political development of nurses, relationships between nurse practitioners and managed care organization, dissemination of evidence to policymakers, and most recently, policies, communities and networks pertaining to bullying prevention programs for children. She is Deputy Editor for Policy, Politics, and Nursing Practice, has published widely in peer-reviewed nursing journals, and been a frequent presenter at the American Political Science Association. Dr. Cohen is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the New York Academy of Medicine. She has a PhD from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, MSN from Yale University, and BA from Cornell University.

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