5 alums inducted into American Academy of Nursing
October 9, 2023
Five alumni were among the 253 distinguished nurse leaders inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in October. The alumni include Oriana Beaudet, DNP ‘17, RN, PHN, Jennifer Doering, PhD, BSN ’99, RN, Debbie Gregory, DNP ‘16, RN, Margo Halm, PhD ‘05, RN, NEA-BC, and Danilo Lovinaria, DNP ‘08, MBA, APRN, CRNA, CHSE, FNAP, FAANA. Induction into the Academy is a significant milestone in which past and current accomplishments are honored by their colleagues within and outside the profession.
Beaudet is the vice president of Nursing Innovation for the American Nurses Association Enterprise. Her early work as an acute care nurse and nurse supervisor inspired Beaudet to address organizational and system-level challenges faced by patients and health care staff.
Doering is the associate dean for Academic Affairs and a professor in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing. Doering’s work focuses on generating practical practice and policy solutions by a holistic understanding of maternal-infant environments, maternal mental health and sleep deprivation, and the consumer product industry.
Gregory serves as a principal in Health Innovation Consulting at Smith Seckman Reid. She is a leader in health care design and innovation. Her passion and experience have earned her national recognition for aligning the built environment and the clinical workflow.
Halm served as an associate chief nurse executive in Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice at the Portland VA Medical Health Care System. Her primary areas of impact are evaluating, designing, and disseminating evidence-based practices which have resulted in improving patient care, professional development and system performance across the continuum of care.
Lovinaria serves as a nurse anesthetist with University of Minnesota Physicians and Minneapolis Veterans Affairs. As a national leader in providing nurse anesthesia education and training, his significant contributions to nursing relate to leadership in expanding nurse anesthesia programs in the U.S. and globally. He led the design and implementation of the Philippines’s first Anesthesia Nursing Care Training Program.