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Executive Board

RAA-I Executive Board

Woman smiling - Sr Callista Roy Headshot
Theorist and Founder

Sister Callista Roy, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emeritus
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, CA and
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Director of Health Informatics
RAA-I President

Carolyn Padovano, PhD, RN
Senior Program Director
Institute for Public Health Innovation
Washington, DC, USA
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RAA-I Secretary

Ellen B. Buckner PhD, RN, CNE, AE-C, FNAP
Professor, Graduate Nursing
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing, Samford University
Birmingham, AL, USA
Clare Butt Headshot - 2021 RAA Treasurer 
RAA-I Treasurer

Sister Clare M. Butt, PhD, RN
Coordinator of Transitional Services
Holy Family Province
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
Philadelphia, PA, USA

RAA-I Executive Board Members

President
María Isabel Lalinde Ángel
Universidad de Antioquia
Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

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Associate Clinical Professor
Stacey Barone, Ph.D., RN, CNS, AGNP-BC
Clinical Professor, Connell School of Nursing
Boston College
Boston, MA, USA
President
Francisco Cadena, PhD
Universidad de Tamaulipas, Mexico

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Leah FitzGerald, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN 
Dean of Nursing
Professor, Dean and Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair Community Partnerships
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Professor
Keville Frederickson PhD, RN
Professor, Pace University
Greenwich, CT, USA
President
Yolanda Gonzalez PhD, RN
RAA Panama, Universidad de Panama
Ciudad Universitaria Octavio Méndez Pereira, Estafeta
Universitaria, Panamá

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Associate Professor
Debra Hanna, PhD, RN
Molloy College
New York, NY, USA
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Tsuyako Hidaka, M.Ed., R.N.
Professor, Dean of Nursing at St. Mary’s College,
Director of the Roy Academia Nursology Research Center (RANRC)
St. Mary’s College, Japan
Professor
Kathy Lauchner PhD, RN
Professor, Dean of the College of Nursing
Concordia University Texas
Cedar Park, TX USA
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Lilia Andrea Buitrago Malaver, PhD, RN, MSc
Professor of the Nursing Program
Faculty of Health Sciences
Universidad Libre - Pereira (Colombia)

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María Elisa Moreno-Fergusson, BSN, DNS
Director of the Doctoral Nursing Science Program
Faculty of Nursing and Rehabilitation
Universidad de La Sabana (Colombia)

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Aracely Díaz Oviedo PhD. MSN, RN 
Postdoctoral Program in Nursing Science. in Federal University of PIAUI, Brazil
Researcher Professor, Level 6, PRODEP, Member of the National System of Researchers Level 1.
Research Coordinator of the Faculty of Nursing and Nutrition Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, México (UASLP)

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RN
Pamela Senesac PhD, SM, RN
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine (Retired)
Senior Director, Performance Improvement, Commonwealth Medicine (Retired)
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Martha Whetsell, PhD, RN, ARNP, FAAN
Professor, Doctoral Program
The City University of New York (CUNY)
Department of Nursing, Lehman College, New York, NY, USA