Board of Directors

Terri Simpson, RN, PhD

Dr. Simpson is a Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, at the University of Washington. She received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Rochester in 1971, a M.S. in Nursing from the University of California in San Francisco in 1975, and a PhD in Nursing from the University of Washington in 1988.  As a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Nurse Scholar, she completed a Post Doctorate at the University of Rochester in 1990. Although her clinical background and research expertise has focused on critical care, her current research area of interest is in tuberculosis screening.  She has taught infection control, and served on several doctoral students’ dissertation committees, at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In 2001 she started and led the Infectious Disease Adult Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist graduate programs at the University of Washington.  From 2003-2008 she served as a member of the National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium. Recently she led a federally funded project to develop interactive educational modules on infectious diseases for undergraduate nursing students. She reviews manuscripts for the Journal of Public Health management and Practice, and the American Journal of Critical Care Nursing.


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