Award: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award
University: Grand Valley State University in Grand Ripids
Dianne Conrad is an Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan; also practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in rural primary care, with a Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management. She is a recognized and published authority in the Doctor of Nursing Practice education and practice. She has co-authored a DNP textbook, ‘The DNP Scholarly Project: A Framework for Success’, with a third edition released Spring of 2019. She was elected to the National Academies of Practice as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow in 2014. She received the DNP degree from Madonna University, a post-master’s certificate at Michigan State University and a masters and bachelor nursing degrees from Northern Illinois University. The Fulbright scholarship will focus on collaborating with Dublin City University’s Centre for eIntergrated Care to assess advanced nursing informatics competencies in achieving integrative models of care to address chronic disease management in Ireland.