Cynthia Clark, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Strategic Nursing Advisor
ATI Nursing Education
I am deeply honored to receive this prestigious award. I am humbled, grateful, and thrilled to be selected, and excited to share the joy with my nominators, colleagues, and friends during the 44th Biennial Convention. Receiving word of this award during Nurses Week only heightened the thrill!
Dr. Cynthia Clark is Strategic Nursing Advisor for ATI Nursing Education, Professor Emeritus, and the Founder of Civility Matters. She serves as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education. She is well known for her expertise in scholarly teaching and learner-centered pedagogies. Her theory-driven interventions, empirical measurements, theoretical models, and reflective assessments provide “best practices” to foster civility and healthy work environments. Dr. Clark’s empirical instruments have been translated into several world languages and utilized by scholars around the globe. She is a prolific researcher, presenter, author; and professional blogger—and the recipient of numerous teaching, research, and service awards. Her award-winning book, Creating and Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education,” received 1st place honors as the 2013 AJN Book of the Year and is a must-read for all health care professionals.