Featured Profile: Judith Miller
Dean Judith Fitzgerald Miller is a national leader in nursing research.
Miller has studied how hope can benefit patients with chronic illnesses. Her award winning book, “Coping with Chronic Illness: Overcoming Powerlessness,” has helped patients across the nation remain positive and is on its third edition. She has also conducted research on caring for the elderly who have dementia. Miller has received funding for her research from several organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the American Nurses’ Foundation and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Miller is a member of the American Association of Public Health and the National Association of Boards of Health, and she is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing. She serves on several influential boards and committees, including more than a decade of service on the AACN Steering committee to develop new roles for nursing. Miller has received numerous awards for both teaching and research, including the American Nurses’ Association Eunice R. Cole Scholar Award, the Marquette University Teaching Excellence Award and the Sigma Theta Tau International Distinguished Lecturer Award. In 2015, Momentrix placed Miller among the top twenty most influential nursing deans in the U.S.
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