Dr. Sally Brosz Hardin
Dean of the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
University of Illinois, Urbana - PhD
University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center - MSN
University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center - BSN
Sally Brosz Hardin, PhD, RN, FAAN, was appointed dean of the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science in 2003. Prior to her appointment, she established the inaugural PhD Nursing Program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst-Worcester, and directed the PhD Nursing Program at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, where the President’s Academic Leadership Institute selected her as a “Successful Director.” Hardin also served as a Distinguished Professor and Carolina Research Professor at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatric Nursing at the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center.
A recipient of a Special Nurse Research Fellowship, Dr. Hardin was named a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 1995. She has received numerous awards, including an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Excellence in Nursing Research Award, and Sigma Theta Tau Research Utilization and Research Dissemination awards. She received the Graduate Teaching Award at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing, and two commendations from the University of South Carolina for “One Who Made a Difference in Graduate Education.”
Dr. Hardin has a prolific research background. She has acted as the Principal Investigator on numerous NIH and NINR-funded studies focusing on the psychological effects of life threatening illness and other catastrophic events. Dean Hardin has published over 60 refereed articles, and has given numerous international, national, and regional scientific presentations. She has taught at the Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral level and worked with over 100 PhD students over the course of her career, in which she has received over 4 million in higher education training grants.
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