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About the authors:
Mary Beth Modic, DNP, APRN-CNS, CDCES,FAAN, is a clinical nurse specialist in diabetes at Cleveland Clinic main campus. Dr. Modic has more than three decades of experience in nursing practice, education, consultation and research, and her career encompasses positions such as staff nurse, nursing education instructor and quality data specialist. She has taught undergraduate students both clinically and in the classroom at Kent State University and is a lecturer at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
Dr. Modic has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles which have appeared in both nursing and medical journals and is a national and international presenter. She served as a co-editor of a book written for the lay public entitled Navigating your Hospital Stay: A Guide Written by Expert Nurses. The book provides important information for people being admitted to the hospital. Each chapter concludes with frequently asked questions that will help individuals recover safely at home. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in 2018.
Joyce Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, is a nurse educator and advocate for nursing, geriatrics, psychological care, and nursing theory. Dr. Fitzpatrick developed her interest in health care as a student at Georgetown University, and she had a great desire to learn and participate in nursing as an educator and leader to her peers. She continued to obtain higher degrees in nursing, including serving a year as Fulbright scholar in Cork, Ireland. She has become best known for her new theory of nursing that involves lifetime health and care. Currently, she sits in the Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing Chair at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University and is Director of the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy. She is a multi-published author with 395 articles in professional journals and over 80 books, including nursing teaching texts.
Dr. Fitzpatrick was the dean of the Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western for 15 years. During her tenure, the first chair for geriatric nursing in the nation was established. Her work on geriatric nursing theory has opened this field to supported research and training. Dr. Fitzpatrick is currently editor of two professional journals: Applied Nursing Research, and the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.
Proceeds from Luminaries of the Past: Stories of Fifty Extraordinary Nurses will provide support for current and future nurse leaders through the Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy.