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Dr. Audrey M. Beauvais

Associate Dean of School Of Nursing
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Dr. Audrey Beauvais is an Associate Dean and Associate Professor at the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies at Fairfield University.  She completed her BSN degree from Fairfield University, MSN/MBA degrees from Sacred Heart University, and DNP degree from Case Western Reserve University.  Dr. Beauvais is an Editorial Board Member for the journal Nursing Education Perspectives (NEP).  She was a guest editor for NEP in the fall of 2017 for a special issue on Future of Nursing Progress from State Action Coalitions.  In addition, she is scheduled to guest edit the NEP fall 2020 issue that will focus on the research on the Future of Nursing Report successes and challenges.  Dr. Beauvais is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters.  She recently published the book Leadership and Management Competencies in Nursing Practice: Competencies, Skills, Decision Making (2019) with Springer.She has been the recipient of several honors and distinctions including the Connecticut Nurses Association Diamond Jubilee Josephine A. Dolan Award for Outstanding Contribution to Nursing Education, the Connecticut League for Nursing Ruth M. Olson Excellence in Nurse Education Award, and Sacred Heart University’s Dean’s Leadership Award.  Prior to her time in academia, Dr. Beauvais worked in various leadership positions at Stamford Hospital including nurse manager of the pediatric and psychiatric units, case manager, and performance improvement coordinator.  Dr. Beauvais was the Magnet Coordinator that successfully led Stamford Hospital to be recognized as a Magnet hospital. The Magnet Recognition ProgramTM is a prestigious designation administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing practice.

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