Richard MacIntyre, PhD, RN, FAAN

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    Richard MacIntyre


Samuel Merritt University

Sacramento, CA

Dr. MacIntyre teaches courses in community health, research, and health policy and is working with a team of RWJ fellows on diffusion of innovation in clinical nursing education. He served as Associate Dean for Nursing at Samuel Merritt University from 2005-2007 with responsibility for the school's second degree programs, doubling the size of the learning center in Sacrametno, and establishing learning centers in San Francisco and San Mateo. Previously Dr. Mac Intyre served as the Division Chair for Health Professions at Mercy College, New York and oversaw ten programs in six disciplines. During that time, he was elected Secretary and then President of the Council of Deans of Nursing, Senior Colleges and Universities in New York State, was a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Task Force on the Nursing Faculty Shortage, the National Leadership Council of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), and the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. Dr. Mac Intyre was a co-founder of the west coast precursor to the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), a member of the original group that developed standards for treating anemia in patients with HIV/AIDS, and is a frequent national and international lecturer on complementary and alternative medicine and HIV/AIDS. His publications include a book on asymptomatic HIV written while a Fulbright professor at the University of TromsØ, Norway and subsequently published by Rutgers University Press. Dr. Mac Intyre was the founding Chair of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Organizational Leadership Network and is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He currently chairs faculty meetings and the strategic planning task force in the school of nursing at SMU and is an advisor in the Change Agent Program at the Center for Health Professions.