DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, FAAN
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Nursing Officer, Midland Memorial Hospital
Adjunct Faculty, University of Texas of the Permian Basin & Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing
2018 President, American Organization of Nurse Executives
Dr. Dent is a hospital nurse executive and academician with a career that spans more than 30 years in hospitals, long-term care and academia. He’s combined his expertise in nursing and leadership to influence nurses, interprofessional colleagues, and healthcare leaders in the U.S. and globally related to culture, improving workplace environments, and nurse staffing. He is the recipient of multiple awards most recently receiving the 2016 Richard Header Visionary Leader Award.