Dean and Schmidlapp Professor of Nursing
University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
Greer Glazer, RN, CNP, PhD, FAAN is the University of Cincinnati's 7th nursing dean and 14th senior leader of the College of Nursing. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Michigan and received her master’s and PhD in nursing with a maternal/newborn focus from Case Western Reserve University. Greer was also a Fulbright Scholar (in Israel) and a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow. She held the dean’s position at the University of Massachusetts 2004-2011 and has extensive clinical, teaching and research experience, conducting studies on domestic violence education, alcohol use during pregnancy and barriers to prenatal health care among African-American women. She has been involved in efforts to diversify the nursing workforce since 2004 with significant HRSA foundation and health care funding for pipeline institutional projects. Her professional organization involvement includes, AACN Board of Directors, Urban Serving Universities Urban Health Initiative Committee, and Chairperson of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Executive Development Series. In the community, Greer is on the Salvation Army Advisory Board, Health Collaborative Board, Greater Cincinnati Health Council Regional Nursing Steering Committee, and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati Health Impact Council. At the University of Cincinnati, she contributes to the Diversity Council and the Grievance Committee. Greer was appointed Associate Vice President for Health Affairs in the spring of 2013.