Linda Cronenwett, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus
Dr. Cronenwett is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Distinguished Contribution to Nursing Research Award of the Eastern Nursing Research Society (1993), Distinguished Professional Service Award of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (1993), the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Dissemination Award (1993), an Honorary Doctor of Science Award from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (2005), the Dorothy Garrigus Adams Founder’s Award for Fostering Professional Standards from Sigma Theta Tau International (2009), the Jessie Scott Award for Advancing Nursing Practice, Education and Research from the American Nurses Association (2012), the 25th Anniversary Sustained Influential Leader Award from the Eastern Nursing Research Society (2013), and the President’s Award for contributions to improving the quality and safety of healthcare from the American Academy of Nursing (2013). In 2017, Dr. Cronenwett was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing.
Disch, J., Cronenwett, L., & Barnsteiner, J. (2016). Leadership as scholarship. In Ketefian, S. (Ed.) Shaping Nursing Science and Improving Health: The Michigan Legacy. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publishing Services. Available online at: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/maize/mpub9497632
Cronenwett, L.R, & Ironside, P.M. (2012). Triangle synergies in a national quality and safety initiative in nursing. In P. Batalden & T. Foster (Eds.) Sustainably improving health care: Creatively linking care outcomes, system performance and professional development (pp. 159-174). London: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.
Cronenwett, L. (2012). A national initiative: Quality and safety education for nurses (QSEN). In G. Sherwood & J. Barnsteiner (Eds.) Quality and safety in nursing: A competency approach to improving outcomes (pp.49-64). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Cronenwett, L. (2011). Quality and safety education for nurses. In H.R. Feldman & G.R. Alexander (Eds), Nursing leadership. New York: Springer Publishing Co.
Cronenwett, L., & Dzau V. (2010). Co-chairs’ summary of the conference. In: Culliton B., Russell, S. (editors). Who will provide primary care and how will they be trained? Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, Durham, N.C. New York: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. Available at www.josiahmacyfoundation.org.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Gunter, J., Berardinelli, P., Blakeney, B., Cronenwett, L. & Gurvis, J. (2016). Working with horses to develop shared leadership skills with nursing executives. Organizational Dynamics. Available online at www.sciencedirect.com.
Cronenwett, L.R. (2012). Molding the future of advanced practice nursing. (Originally published in 1995; Reprinted in Nursing Outlook’s Special 60th Anniversary Issue with commentary). Nursing Outlook, 60(5), 241-249.
Cronenwett, L., Dracup, K., Grey, M., McCauley, L., Meleis, A., & Salmon, M. (2011). The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A national workforce perspective. Nursing Outlook, 59(1), 9-17.
Pohl, J.M., Hanson, C., Newland, J.A., & Cronenwett, L. (2010). Unleashing nurse practitioners’ potential to deliver primary care and lead teams. Health Affairs, 29(5), 900-905.
Cronenwett, L., Sherwood, G., Pohl, J., Barnsteiner, J., Moore, S., Sullivan, D.T., Ward, D., & Warren, J. (2009). Quality and safety education for advanced nursing practice. Nursing Outlook, 57(6), 338-348.
Cronenwett, L., Sherwood, G., & Gelmon, S.B. (2009). Improving quality and safety education: The QSEN Learning Collaborative. Nursing Outlook, 57(6), 304-312.
Sullivan, D.T., Hirst, D., & Cronenwett, L. (2009). Assessing quality and safety competencies of graduating pre-licensure nursing students. Nursing Outlook, 57(6), 323-331.
Cronenwett, L., Sherwood, G., Barnsteiner, J., Disch, J., Johnson, J., Mitchell, P, & Warren, J. (2007). Quality and safety education for nurses. Nursing Outlook, 55(3), 122-131.
Smith, E. L., Cronenwett, L., & Sherwood, G. (2007). Current assessments of quality and safety education in nursing. Nursing Outlook, 55(3), 132-137.
Lynn, J., Baily, M.A., Bottrell, M., Jennings, B., Levine, R.J., Davidoff, F., et al. (2007). The ethics of using quality improvement methods in health care. Annals of Internal Medicine, 146(9), 666-673.
Dracup, K., Cronenwett, L., Meleis, A., & Benner, P. (2005). Reflections on the doctorate of nursing practice. Nursing Outlook, 53(4), 177-182.
Cronenwett, L. (2004). A present-day academic perspective on the Carolina nursing experience: Building on the past, shaping the future. Journal of Professional Nursing, 20(5), 300-304.
Cronenwett, L. & Redman, R. (2003). Partners in action: Nursing education and nursing practice. JONA, 33(2), 131-133 and Nurse Educator, 28(4), 153-155.
Cronenwett, L. (2001) Educating health professional heroes of the future: The challenge for nursing. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 18(2), 15-21.