Felicia Mosley-Williams, DNP, MHAEd, MSN, RN,NCSN, joined the UNC School of Nursing today as the new statewide North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) nursing liaison.
An experienced nurse leader, Mosley-Williams has dedicated her career to nursing education. Before joining Carolina Nursing, Mosley-Williams served as the nurse manager for the School Health Program at Vidant Maynard’s Children’s Hospital. In this role she worked closely with the Eastern AHEC and other community health organizations to facilitate and coordinate programs for nurses in children’s hospitals and the local health department.
Prior to Vidant, Mosley-Williams was a nurse consultant with the NC Department of Human Services for the Division of Public Health, where she worked collaboratively with the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to coordinate, plan, facilitate and review professional development courses to ensure American Nursing Credentialing Center standards were met.
Established in 1972, NC AHEC’s mission is to provide and support educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train, and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina.
As the statewide AHEC nursing liaison, Mosley-Williams will be the School’s representative to the NC AHEC program, and she will provide consultation, guidance, and strategic planning assistance on the nursing profession and state of the workforce to AHEC and across the state of North Carolina.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Mosley-Williams join the faculty of Carolina Nursing,” said Nena Peragallo Montano, dean of the UNC School of Nursing. “Her career as a nurse manager and consultant uniquely qualify her to represent the School to the NC AHEC program as we work to grow the nursing workforce and meet the health care needs of North Carolinians.”Nena Peragallo Montano
Under the direction of the AHEC associate director for nursing and in conjunction with School leadership and the AHEC senior advisor on the nursing workforce, Mosley-Williams will liaison across the state’s nine regional AHECs and the AHEC Nurse Council in matters that impact the state’s nursing workforce and work collaboratively with the School of Nursing AHEC senior advisor on the nursing workforce to advise and support AHEC’s work, promote growth of the nursing workforce, and build capacity of the health care workforce across North Carolina.