Lisa J. Sundean, PhD, MHA, RN
Campaign Senior Advisor
Lisa J. Sundean, PhD, MHA, RN is a senior advisor for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. She is an assistant professor at Fairfield University Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies and director of the Healthcare Administration Program. Lisa is also a national leader on the Impact of Nurses on Boards Research Work Group for the Nurses on Boards Coalition. Her research and scholarship focus on nursing leadership, specifically in board leadership roles, health policy, and nursing workforce development. She is the Board Chair of the Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce, a member of the Government Affairs Committee with the Organization of Nurse Leaders; an external member of the Board Quality Improvement Committee at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and former director of the Connecticut Nursing Collaborative-Action Coalition. With memberships in multiple national nursing organizations, Lisa is a fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine, recipient of the Daisy Foundation Award for Extraordinary Nurse Faculty, a Jonas Leadership Scholar Alumna, and a member of Sigma. Lisa earned her PhD in Nursing from the University of Connecticut.