Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014
NAPW honors Judith D. McLeod, DNP, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Dr. McLeod is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in nursing. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
“My skills and areas of expertise include maternal child nursing and nursing education. I am currently the Director of the BSN-MSN program at Stanbridge College. In this position, I do curriculum development, syllabi approval and hire faculty,” says Dr. McLeod.
Dr. McLeod received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Johns Hopkins University. Before joining Stanbridge College, she was a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for more than ten years at Kaiser Permanente in Fontana, California. In her current role, Dr. McLeod manages the day-to-day operations of the nursing program, ensuring aspiring students receive the knowledge, skills and information they need to succeed as nurses in healthcare organizations and the community.
As the Program Director, Dr. McLeod is also responsible for managing budgets and forecasting future nursing trends and keeping the college’s president up-to-date on all relevant issues. In addition, Dr. McLeod plays an important role in guiding and advising students as they continue in their nursing careers by managing the school’s student mentoring program.
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