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Touching Lives. Transforming Health Care.

Nursing Advisory Council

Our council of community leaders was established in the 1970s to serve as a liaison between the college and the community for the purpose of promoting mutual understanding and cooperation. The members provide advice and counsel to the Dean and faculty regarding plans and programs of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation as we strive to serve the needs of the community and maintain a program of excellence in nursing education.

Council Member   Business Affililation  
Donna Bertram, RN, MBA, NEA-BC, FAAN   Excel With Coaching  
Lillie Biggins, RN, MS, CNAA, BC, FACHE   President
Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital
Beverly Dorney, RN, MSN   VP Healthcare Operations
FKP Architects, Inc.
FKP Solution Management
Jim Dunn, PhD, DHA  

Executive Learning Officer
Office of Learning and Performance Development
Cleveland Clinic

Tom Dwyer  

President, Development
Silverstone Healthcare Company

Marc A. Gelinas, MHA, FACHE   Assistant Director
Multidisciplinary Clinic Operations, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Jimmy Glover, EMT-P   Medical Education Specialist
Laerdal Medical Corporation
Jaime Gonzalez, DrPH, MSSW,

National Director of Business Development - United Healthcare, Latino Health Solutions

W. Stephen Love   President/CEO
DFW Hospital Council Education & Research Foundation Educational Council
Rosemary Luquire RN, PhD, FAAN, CNAA   Senior Vice President
Corporate Chief Nursing Officer
Baylor Health Care System
Faiga Qudah, RN, PhD   President and CEO
Gordian Health Management Group
Manuel T. Valdez   Justice of the Peace (retired)
Tarrant County, TX