Featured Nurse Leader

The Academy's Featured Nurse Leader section showcases the transformative work of our fellows. If you have or know a fellow that has published work or has made a difference in their community please let us know.

Current Featured Nurse Leader

Allison Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN
Allison SquiresAllison Squires, PhD, RN, FAAN has been selected as the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence for 2019-2020 to work on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 StudyThe NAM Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence, supported for nearly 30 years by the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and American Nurses Foundation, is a year-long opportunity for a fellow of the Academy to engage with nurse leaders and other scholars at NAM while helping to develop health policy at the federal level. 

Dr. Squires was selected from a record number of applicants due to her strong policy background as well as her state focus to examine and address sustainability of the workforce from the perspective of integrating social determinants of health. Dr. Squires is currently an Associate Professor at New York University's Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Read the full press release here.

Dr. Squires was inducted into the Academy in 2015 and is a member of both the Global Nursing & Health and Cultural Competence Expert Panels.