UT Faculty of Nursing appoints Eun-Okay Im as new dean

UT Faculty of Nursing appoints Eun-Okay Im as new dean

Eun-Okay Im is about to grow to be the subsequent dean of the Faculty of Nursing beginning Sept. 1, following the announcement of her appointment on Monday. 

Im is at the moment the senior affiliate dean for analysis and innovation in addition to the Edith Folsom Honeycutt endowed chair within the Nell Hodgson Woodruff Faculty of Nursing at Emory College in Atlanta, Georgia. Previous to her time at Emory College, Im was an affiliate dean for analysis improvement and regulatory affairs, a College distinguished professor, the Mary T. Champagne professor within the Faculty of Nursing at Duke College and Marjorie O. Rendell endowed chair on the Faculty of Nursing on the College of Pennsylvania. She additionally served because the La Quinta Motor Inns Inc. centennial professor in Nursing at UT from 2007 to 2011. 

Im acquired a bachelor’s diploma in nursing and a grasp’s diploma in public well being from Seoul Nationwide College. She later acquired a grasp’s diploma and Ph.D. in nursing from the College of California, San Francisco. She taught programs in a variety of topics associated to the sector of nursing together with nursing idea, nursing philosophy and international ladies’s well being. 

Im’s personal work tends to concentrate on how technology-based interventions can be utilized to supply new sorts of care and he or she is called a pacesetter in international ladies’s well being analysis. 

“Dr. Im is an exemplary scientist and mentor who will foster continued innovation in nursing science,” Sharon Wooden, the chief vice chairman and provost of UT, stated in an e-mail. “By means of her management, she’s going to construct on the varsity’s successes whereas creating the subsequent technology of nurses and students.”

Im will succeed Alexa Stuifbergen who served as dean for 14 years.