Authors-in-Residence

Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Editor-in-Chief, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Editor-in-Chief, Nurse Author & Editor
President & Owner, Maine Desk LLC
Portland, Maine, USA
nicoll2Editor-in-Chief of Nurse Author & Editor since 2014, Dr. Nicoll is the author of numerous articles and books. She leads international writing workshops and loves to help authors achieve their publication goals! Dr. Nicoll became a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2014 and received the Margaret Comerford Freda Award for Leadership in Nursing Publication from INANE in 2015. She lives in Maine with her husband and three rescue pets.

Wai Tong Chien, PhD
Professor and Associate Head (Research)
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR

Chien2Professor Chien has been active academia and research, leading the Mental Health Research Groups in the faculties of health sciences and nursing for the past 17 years. He has recently provided consultancy and staff training in non-government mental health care agencies in Hong Kong, mainland China and South East Asia. He has published over 140 articles in peer-reviewed international nursing or healthcare journals. 

Peggy L. Chinn, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut
Editor, Advances in Nursing Science
Oakland, California, USA
PLC-2014-09-smLike Leslie, Peggy is a prolific author and  loves writing for Nurse Author & Editor! Her publications focus on nursing knowledge development, feminism, and nursing, and education. Her book Peace and Power is used world-wide to guide cooperative, collaborative ways of working together.  She also manages a number of web sites, which you can find listed on her personal web site.  
Michelle Cleary, RN, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Australia
Editor, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing
michelle-ClearyMichelle is highly published. She has been invited to write expert editorials, commentaries, columns, book chapters, and monographs. Michelle has strong writing and research partnerships, and often publishes resource pieces to assist early career researchers and clinicians to publish.
Maureen “Shawn” Kennedy, MA, RN, FAAN
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Nursing
Wolters Kluwer Health
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
New York, New York, USA

ShawnBermuda“Shawn” has been the editor-in-chief of AJN since 2009 after serving in a variety of other positions at the journal since 1995. The majority of her career has been in clinical practice in New York and New Jersey; she’s passionate about helping clinicians at all levels to write, so she’s delighted to be affiliated with NA&E. Born in Bronx, New York, she emigrated west to New Jersey 40 years ago, but still considers herself a lifelong New Yorker!

Helena Leino-Kilpi, PhD, RN, FEANS
Professor and Chair
Head of the Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku
Leader of the Finnish National Doctoral Programme in Nursing Science
Turku, Finland
helena3Helena Leino-Kilpi has a strong publication profile, including more than 400 scientific publication, in collaboration with researchers from different countries. Her research expertise is in the fields of health care ethics, clinical educational interventions and nursing education. She has served on the editorial board of many nursing journals and is actively supporting new researchers in their publication careers. Visit her web site here.
Thomas L. Long, PhD
Associate Professor-in-Residence
School of Nursing, University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut, USA

TLLongSince 1989, Thomas Lawrence Long has been a teacher and practitioner of technical writing. Appointed to the UConn School of Nursing in 2008 where he provides writing support services through the Center for Nursing Scholarship, Tom publishes his research on literary and cultural representations of health, illness, and health professions. He is an associate editor of the journal Literature and Medicine (published by Johns Hopkins University Press), is an officer of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, and serves on the executive committee of the Modern Language Association’s Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum.

Patricia Gonce Morton, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAAN
Professor and Dean 
College of Nursing
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Professional Nursing
mortonTrish Morton is the editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing which is the official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She has authored three textbooks, numerous book chapters, and over 50 journal articles. Trish has served on the editorial board of six nursing journals. She is passionate about helping nurses learn to write for publication. As part of her Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship program, Trish developed a 12 module course on publishing in professional journals. This free course is intended for use by any individual or organization. Trish was inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 1999.
 Jacqueline K. Owens, PhD, RN, CNE
Editor-in-Chief, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Assistant Professor and Director, RN to BSN Program
Ashland University
Ashland, Ohio, USA

OwensJackie has been the OJIN Editor-in-Chief since 2011. Prior to this position, she served as Associate Editor from 2007-2011 and became the journal’s first Editorial Assistant in 2003. Jackie has presented many writing workshops for nurses at regional research days throughout Ohio. She also spent two years serving as a writing mentor for graduate level students at Kent State University. Particular areas of interest for Jackie are online scholarly publishing, predatory publishing practices, and student publication. As a longtime reader of Nurse Author & Editor, she is honored to contribute to this wonderful resource as an author in residence.

 Cynthia Saver, MS, RN
President, CLS Development
Editorial Director, American Nurse Today
Columbia, Maryland, USA
Saver Cynthia has written for a wide range of leading nursing and health publications. She presents writing for publication workshops for nurses and other healthcare professionals, and is editor of the book Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, 2nd ed., which includes many of her wonderful editorial colleagues. Cynthia enjoys writing for Nurse Author & Editor because she sees it as a great resource for nurses interested in publishing, no matter what their level of experience. 
Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Professor, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
Director, College of Health and Human Services Office for Research and Scholarly Excellence
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA
Shellenbarger-TeresaTeresa Shellenbarger is an accomplished author, researcher, and nursing leader. She has expertise in program development and evaluation, innovative teaching strategies, faculty role development, and technology use. She serves on the editorial board for Nurse Educator and Nursing Education Perspectives and reviews manuscript for numerous other journals. She is also the co-author of the widely adopted book, Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing. She enjoys working with novice writers and has mentored many graduate students and faculty through the publication process.
Erla Kolbrún Svavarsdóttir, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland Academic Chair of Family Nursing at Landspitali University Hospital and the University of Iceland, Reykjavik Iceland.
SvavarsdóttirErla Kolbrún Svavarsdóttir serves on various editorial boards, including the Journal of Family Nursing, the Journal of Nursing Scholarship and the Nordic Nursing Research Journal. Erla Kolbrún’s expertise is in the field of family nursing, especially intervention research among families who are dealing with variety of different chronic or acute illness, disorders and or crisis. She is pasionate about helping nurses and doctoral students to write for publication and to support novice writers through the publication process. Erla was awarded the prestigious Honarary Scientists Award in 2014 at Landspitali University Hospital. She became the fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2015.
Sally Thorne, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS
Professor, School of Nursing
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Inquiry
Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Science

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC Canada
ThorneSally is an enthusiastic INANE member and serves on various editorial boards, including as Section Editor for Qualitative Health Research and Associate Editor for Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal in addition to being Editor-in-Chief for Nursing Inquiry. A prolific author in the fields of communication in cancer and chronic illness care, the philosophy of nursing science, and research methodology, Sally is passionate about core nursing epistemology as theoretical scaffolding for designing qualitative studies to answer applied practice questions, and has been invited to present her method (Interpretive Description, Left Coast Press 2008; second edition forthcoming in 2016), on 5 continents.
Roger Watson, PhD, RN, FRCN, FAAN
Faculty of Health & Social Care
University of Hull
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Advanced Nursing
Editor, Nursing Open

Hull, United Kingdom
Roger-WatsonRoger Watson is a graduate of The University of Edinburgh with a PhD in biochemistry from The University of Sheffield who qualified in nursing at St George’s Hospital, London. Working in care of older people, he has a special interest in the feeding and nutritional problems of older people with dementia. A frequent visitor to the Far East, South East Asia and Australia, he has honorary and visiting positions in China, Hong Kong, and Australia. He is Professor of Nursing, University of Hull, UK and was a member of the UK 2014 Research Excellence Framework sub-panel for Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy.
Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing: Continuing Competence for the Future
Editor-in-Chief, Nursing Forum
President, The Wise Group
Professor and Dean Emerita, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas, USA
Yoder-wise-photoSince 1994, Dr. Pat Yoder-Wise has been the editor/author of Leading and Managing, a leading undergraduate text. Articles and texts on leadership, continuing competence/education, and policy are the focus of much of her work. She serves on several editorial boards, including Nurse Author and Editor, and conducts writing workshops. She is committed to helping nurses with great ideas convert them to print.