Greer Glazer Ph.D., R.N.
Greer Glazer Ph.D., R.N., dean of the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Nursing and vice president for Health Affairs at UC, is the rare academic who combines teaching, research, practice, community service and policy work. Dr. Glazer has worked in large and small higher education institutions; research-intensive and not research-intensive environments; public and private universities, and colleges that are part of an academic health center. She has personally taught both undergraduate- and graduate-level students and has developed new programs and educational models in several institutions. Holding an established history of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Dr. Glazer created, implemented and supported programs that promote inclusion and the success of diverse populations, whether as patients, students, faculty or staff. She’s been PI of initiatives that advance nursing education and create opportunity for underrepresented individuals in health care professions, which is best illustrated by her co-leadership of the National Study on Holistic Review. To date, she’s been responsible for over 100 publications, over 220 presentations, in addition to abstracts and contributions to newspapers, radio and TV. She’s also co-authored the book “Nursing Leadership from the Outside In” and is the cofounder and legislative editor of the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN).
Significant national accomplishments include: 1998 Fulbright Scholar in Israel, RWJ Executive Nurse Fellow, Chair of the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee, recipient of NLN Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education award and the 2018 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability in Nursing Education Lectureship Award. Dr. Glazer has previously served as dean and professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston College of Nursing; director of parent-child nursing and professor at Kent State University; and assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Michigan and a master's and Ph.D. degree in nursing from Case Western Reserve University.