Carol Allen

Carol Easley Allen

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Catholic University of America

Location:
Pryzbyla Center Suite 353, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
HQ Phone:
(202) 319-5000

General Information

Experience

Position, Academic Administration  - New York University

Professor and Chair  - Oakwood College

Education

PhD  - 

baccalaureate degree  - nursing , Columbia Union College

bachelor of science degree  - nursing , Columbia Union College

doctoral degree  - New York University

masters Degree  - New York University

Affiliations

Board Member  - Saving Orphans

Vice President for Academic Affairs and President  - Atlantic Union College

Commissioner  - National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Advisory Board Member  - International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality

Partner and Co-Owner  - Twin Solutions Consulting LLC

President  - American Public Health Association

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Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN
Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN Carol Easley Allen, Ph.D., R.N., is partner and co-owner of Twin Solutions LLC, Consultants in Nursing and Health Care Education. She received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland, and both masters and doctoral degrees from New York University. She chaired the Department of Nursing at Oakwood University from 1998-2011. Prior to that she was Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The Catholic University of America. Dr. Allen has taught and served in academic administration at New York University; Andrews University; the University of Michigan, California State University, Los Angeles; Northeastern University; and the University of Maryland. She served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President of Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster, Massachusetts. She was selected by the California State University system for a year-long fellowship in academic administration, which she fulfilled with the President of California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Allen is a public health nurse, and has developed and taught courses and provided academic leadership in this area at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her area of research is the social construction of reality, with a dissertation focus on the pragmatic consequences of the concept of holism for nursing education, practice, and research. Dr. Allen has published and presented both nationally and internationally in the areas of poverty, the elimination of health disparities, human sexuality, HIV/AIDS, prison health, human rights, bioethics, terrorism, cultural competency, health literacy, social justice, and spirituality and health. She is a past president and past chair of the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association (APHA), where she is presently active in the International Human Rights Committee. She is a past chair of APHA's Public Health Nursing Section and holds the Ruth B. Freeman Award for lifetime achievement in public health nursing from the Section. A member of numerous educational and health care boards, Dr. Allen has served as a Commissioner for the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. She is certified as an HIV/AIDS educator for the American Red Cross and has conducted prevention and education programs in the U.S. and abroad. At present she is the vice chair of the board of SOHO (Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach) an NGO that serves child-headed households in southern Africa.

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Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN
Carol Easley Allen, PhD, RN Carol Easley Allen, Ph.D., R.N., is partner and co-owner of Twin Solutions LLC, Consultants in Nursing and Health Care Education. She received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland, and both masters and doctoral degrees from New York University. She chaired the Department of Nursing at Oakwood University from 1998-2011. Prior to that she was Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The Catholic University of America. Dr. Allen has taught and served in academic administration at New York University; Andrews University; the University of Michigan, California State University, Los Angeles; Northeastern University; and the University of Maryland. She served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President of Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster, Massachusetts. She was selected by the California State University system for a year-long fellowship in academic administration, which she fulfilled with the President of California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Allen is a public health nurse, and has developed and taught courses and provided academic leadership in this area at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her area of research is the social construction of reality, with a dissertation focus on the pragmatic consequences of the concept of holism for nursing education, practice, and research. Dr. Allen has published and presented both nationally and internationally in the areas of poverty, the elimination of health disparities, human sexuality, HIV/AIDS, prison health, human rights, bioethics, terrorism, cultural competency, health literacy, social justice, and spirituality and health. She is a past president and past chair of the Executive Board of the American Public Health Association (APHA), where she is presently active in the International Human Rights Committee. She is a past chair of APHA's Public Health Nursing Section and holds the Ruth B. Freeman Award for lifetime achievement in public health nursing from the Section. A member of numerous educational and health care boards, Dr. Allen has served as a Commissioner for the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. She is certified as an HIV/AIDS educator for the American Red Cross and has conducted prevention and education programs in the U.S. and abroad. At present she is the vice chair of the board of SOHO (Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach) an NGO that serves child-headed households in southern Africa.

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Carol Easley Allen
Carol Easley Allen, Professor and Chair, Department of Nursing, Oakwood College, Hunstville, Alabama, USA This presentation will address future directions for leaders in public health. Effective public health leadership is required for both practitioners and leaders within a team, agency, professional and community context to reach goals within their spheres of influence. A global health orientation will lead to the consideration of challenges that face today's public health practitioners and leaders. Carol Easley Allen, Ph.D, R.N., holds a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Columbia Union College, and both a master's degree in public health nursing and a doctoral degree in nursing from New York University. She has spent most of her professional life in teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels in nursing and in higher education administration. Presently the chairperson of the Department of Nursing at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama, she has served at New York University, the University of Michigan, California State University at Los Angeles, Northeastern University and the Catholic University of America, among others. A past president of the American Public Health Association, Allen has made presentations and published on the elimination of health disparities and related topics, such as poverty, human rights, women's health, the health of incarcerated people, global health, and cultural diversity. She is involved in research and health care delivery programs related to stroke prevention, diabetes education, cancer prevention, and the role of fatalism in health outcomes for black people.

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