Judy Beal D.N.Sc., R.N., 2008 Cohort
Professor/Chair of Nursing and Associate Dean School for Health Sciences, Simmons College in Boston. Dr. Beal is responsible for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs and more than 650 students. She has a well-funded program of research on the hallmarks of scholarly nursing practice. She serves as a research reviewer for Sigma Theta Tau International, and is on the editorial boards of The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing and The Journal of Nursing Education. With more than 50 referred publications and 100 presentations, she is sought after nationally and regionally as a speaker. Dr. Beal has been a Sigma Theta Tau Distinguished Lecturer since 1997. She is the recipient of the Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Distinguished Alumni Award and the President of the YSN Alumni Association. Dr. Beal is actively involved in leadership activities of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International. During her tenure at Simmons College, she has been funded in programmatic support of over $4 million.