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2019 FAONL Inductees

Philip Authier, MPH, RN, CENP, FAONL

Phil has modeled balance and culture resulting in national publications on work-life balance and self-care. He also lobbied for patient and quality outcomes as part of the South Dakota nurse practice act.

Jacalyn Buck, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Through an academic practice partnership with the Ohio State College of Nursing, Jacalyn has implemented a mentor-mentee model resulting in the implementation of over 30 evidence-based projects.


Bob launched a regional telephone nurse triage line to improve appropriate emergency department utilization and reduce health care costs. This program has been replicated in his region.

Stuart Downs, DNP, RN, CENP, FAONL

Stuart led the development of the business plan resulting in the initiation of the AONL Executive Fellowship and continues to be involved as a mentor to this group of leaders.

Cole Edmonson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Cole led an initiative changing a nurse competency system to the Donna Wright Model for Real World Competencies. An extension of the model resulted in a 20% improvement in post resuscitation survival rates and recognition by the American Heart Association.

Linda Q. Everett, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Linda led development of the Indiana University Nursing leadership Partnership, aligning academia and practice with the goal of improving the health of the community; receiving national recognition.

Kimberly S. Glassman PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Her experience in leading the evacuation of a large, urban hospital during Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, positioned Kimberly as an advisor to FEMA; informing the agency on the importance of hospital infrastructure and the role of nurse leaders in leading emergency preparedness efforts.

Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Cheryl developed an Interprofessional Practice Model resulting in an overarching conceptual framework for nursing and interdisciplinary patient care. The model was identified by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as one of seven that exemplified interprofessional collaboration.

Gay Landstrom, Phd, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Gay created both a new CNO mentoring program and a CNO development program based on the AONE Nurse Executive Competencies; creating stability and decreasing turnover in the CNO role across a health system.


David Marshall, DNP, RN, CENP, FAONL

David, utilizing matching funds from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation implemented the first MakerSpace in a hospital in the U.S. MakerSpace provides a convenient space for frontline nurses to share their ideas. After opening, the hospital averaged 29 innovation projects per month.

Marsha Maurer, DNP, RN, FAONL

Marsha’s creative leadership was key in the development of groundbreaking work on the idea of harm to a patient’s dignity as a preventable harm, using the same rigor used to address physical harm.

Pamela Rudisill, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Pam drove development of an evidence based, system-wide model that incorporated a patient safety assessment with bedside report. The Joint Commission has requested this high-reliability tool be used as a best practice.

Joan Shinkus Clark, DNP, RN, CENP, FAONL

Joan developed the 12-bed hospital model incorporating the role of the Clinical Nurse leader. She has introduced this model at a system level involving 14 community hospitals; reducing excess days, hospital acquired conditions and readmissions.

Margie Sipe, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Margie created guidelines to support meeting regulatory and national patient safety goals through the use of automated medication administration solutions. The guideline was distributed nationally and serves as a template to support best practices.

Carol A. Watson, PhD, RN, CENP, FAONL

Carol led a multiyear evidence-based design project in the facility design and renovation at her organization, carrying this work into the development of doctoral level courses focusing on healthy work environments.

Paula Admire Webb, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Paula, in collaboration with the Texas Nursing Association secured a grant from Johnson & Johnson to develop the nationally disseminated educational toolkit, Care for the Caregiver Following Traumatic Events.

Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Pat’s academic work and authorship of the foundational undergraduate text, Leading and Managing in Nursing, provides a lasting legacy of leadership knowledge.

Claire M. Zangerle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL

Claire developed and launched an innovative program called Parent Shift, allowing nurses to practice on their terms and their schedules; addressing staffing vacancies and providing practice opportunities for nurses unable to commit to traditional work schedules. She also brought this program to a post-acute care setting.