Dori Taylor Sullivan, RN-BC, PhD, CNL, CNA, CPHQ, has been named associate dean for academic affairs at the Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, N.C. Over the past 30 years, Sullivan has held leadership positions in nursing education and health care, including as an assistant vice chancellor at the University of Connecticut Health Center and as faculty in the UConn School of Nursing.
Sullivan holds a bachelors and a masters degree in nursing and a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Connecticut. She is certified in advanced healthcare management by the Yale University School of Organization and Management.
Frances D. Green Mauney, MEd, BSN, has been named associate dean for clinical affairs. Mauney holds a bachelors degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati and a masters degree in education from Washington University in St. Louis. She is certified in nursing administration (advanced) by the American Nurses Association. She most recently served as interim CEO at Durham Regional Hospital.
Theresa M. Valiga, RN, EdD, FAAN, has been named director of the new Institute for Educational Excellence at the school of nursing. Valiga is the National League of Nursings chief program officer. Valiga has held faculty and administrative positions at various institutions, including Trenton State College, Georgetown, Seton Hall, and Villanova. At Fairfield University, she was dean of the school of nursing.
A fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Valiga has served as director and vice president of Sigma Theta Tau and national vice president of the interdisciplinary Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.