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New Director of Nursing Education Appointed at Franklin Pierce University

May 20, 2013

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Lisa J. Hogan, DNP, CRNA was appointed as the Director of Nursing Education at Franklin Pierce University; she will begin her tenure on June 3, serving as the nursing administrator for both the graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. Dr. Hogan brings 26 years of nursing to her new position; she is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who specializes in nurse anesthesia and also has significant experience in a variety of roles in higher education. Dr. Hogan has practiced at every level of nursing and is currently completing her dissertation as a Ph.D. candidate in Education /Instructional Leadership & Management at Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Penn.

Dr. Hogan comes to Franklin Pierce from the University of New England, where she served as the Assistant Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor of the School of Nurse Anesthesia. Prior to that, she was a clinical instructor for the School of Nurse Anesthesia at Northeastern University and served for 14 years in the U.S. Army Nurse Reserve. In 2003, Dr. Hogan spent time caring for injured soldiers while on active duty at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington, D.C. in support of Operation Noble Eagle. She also served as Chief Nurse Anesthetist at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., for 10 years, where she took an active leadership role in education and policy change in the operating room, focusing on enhancing patient safety and quality of care. Dr. Hogan continues to work as a nurse anesthetist on a per-diem basis.

As the need for qualified nurses with higher education degrees continues to grow nationwide, Franklin Pierce University is very pleased to have such a capable person at the helm of both its graduate and undergraduate nursing programs. Dr. Kim Mooney, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Franklin Pierce, says, “I look forward to working with Dr. Hogan on expanding our nursing programs and on continuing to partner with health care facilities to offer nurses the opportunities to earn advanced degrees.”




                 An education that matters.

Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.

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