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The North Carolina Foundation for Nursing is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation. Funding to support the Foundation and its activities comes from individual contributions, business donations, bequests, recognitions, and memorials.

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2024 Application Period: NCFN Board of Trustees

Interested in helping lead Nursing Forward®? Serving on the Board for the NC Foundation for Nursing is a great way to give back to the profession.

 The Application Period for the 2024 Board of Trustees is closed.


Our Mission:


Our Mission:

The purpose and goals of the Foundation are to secure and administer funds directed toward:

  1. education that assures that registered nurses are prepared to meet the current and changing health care needs of North Carolina citizens;
  2. research that identifies the value of registered nurses in health care delivery; and,
  3. activities that publicize the value of registered nurses in health care delivery.

 

NCFN Board of Trustees |

 

Kimberly B.

Kimberly Bagley
Dr. Kimberly Bagley is a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner at Duke Raleigh Hospital. First licensed in massage therapy and bodywork, Kimberly was called to the field of nursing after a regular client was misdiagnosed. Recognizing that people need strong advocates in medicine, Kimberly went to nursing school and started her career as a critical care nurse in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Duke University Hospital. She then expanded her experience by working in the Medical-Surgical ICU at Duke Raleigh Hospital. After gaining experience and knowledge in this field her desire to learn and grow continued, leading her to complete her MSN from UNC Chapel Hill ‘15, and her Post Graduate Certificate in Acute Care ‘16 and DNP from Duke University ‘17. Board certified as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner and as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Kimberly has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Hospital Medicine Oncology and Critical Care Medicine at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She joined the Duke University School of Nursing as a Clinical Associate in 2021. In May 2024, Kimberly will be joining the inpatient Medical Oncology team with a focus in Heme Malignancy at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Kimberly has devoted her nursing career to improving the quality of people’s lives through advocacy, leadership, service to the profession, and scholarship.


Gail Shue

Gail Shue


Charmaine Duckie

Charmaine Duckie


Ella “Olehonna” Lynch

Ella “Olehonna” Lynch


Susan Lane

Susan Lane


Gwen Sherwood

Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Professor Emeritus | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing
Co-Editor, Quality and Safety in Nursing: A Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes


Janet Handy


Executive Director | Tina Gordon


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