Jana Goodwin, PhD, RN, CNE
University of Maryland School of Nursing Program at the Universities at Shady Grove
Dr. Goodwin is Assistant Professor and Chair @UMSON@USG. She received her BSN and MSN from Temple University, and a PhD with an emphasis in nursing education from Villanova University. During her career, Dr. Goodwin has specialized and practiced in medical-surgical nursing including as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. In her current role as a nurse educator, Dr. Goodwin has taught in the undergraduate curriculum, advised students, served on various committees, and served as the Director of the BSN Program. Dr. Goodwin’s areas of interest are Cultural Competence and interprofessional education (IPE). Through an interprofessional collaboration, she co-developed and implemented an IPE clinic, in which nursing, social work, and pharmacy students provide care for medically complex patients in a safety-net clinic. Her dissertation research focused on the inpatient experiences of limited and non-English speaking Hispanic patients. Dr. Goodwin has presented nationally in the area of culture competence and IPE. She serves on a Nurse Residency Advisory Board for a local health system and as a reviewer of Journal of Professional Nursing.
She has presented nationally on implementing IPE, cultural diversity in healthcare and transition to practice.