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Committee members named for IU School of Nursing dean search


INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Charles R. Bantz announced the names of 15 people who will serve on a committee charged with conducting a national search for the next dean of the IU School of Nursing.

Dean Marion E. Broome was recently named dean of the Duke University School of Nursing and associate vice president of academic affairs for nursing at Duke University Health System. Michael Weaver, professor and director of Statistical Services at the IU School of Nursing Center for Research and Scholarship, will assume the position of interim dean effective Aug. 1.

Paul K. Halverson, founding dean of the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, will lead the search committee. Additional committee members include:   

  • Carol S. Applegate, managing partner, Applegate Elder Law
  • Ben Boukai, professor of mathematical sciences and co-director of biostatistics Ph.D. program, Purdue University School of Science at IUPUI
  • Claire Burke Draucker, Angela Barron McBride Endowed Professor in Mental Health Nursing, IU School of Nursing
  • Daniel F. Evans, Jr., president and CEO, IU Health
  • Jason H. Gilbert, Ph.D. student, director of nursing operations, IU Health Methodist Hospital
  • Linda B. Griffin, assistant dean for resource management, IU School of Nursing
  • Jay L. Hess, M.D., vice president for university clinical affairs and dean, IU School of Medicine
  • Susan Brin Hyatt, associate professor of anthropology, IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI
  • Rose M. Mays, professor emerita, IU School of Nursing
  • John H. McGrew, professor of psychology, Purdue University School of Science at IUPUI
  • Julie A. Meek, clinical associate professor, community and health systems, IU School of Nursing
  • Julie Elam Otte, assistant professor, science of nursing care, IU School of Nursing
  • Deanna L. Reising, associate professor, MSN education track coordinator, IU School of Nursing Bloomington
  • Kyndra K. Trammel, undergraduate student

“We are deeply committed to securing a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool for this key position,” Bantz said.