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Marla E. Salmon, ScD, RN

Professor, Public Health and Nursing, University of Washington

Marla Salmon, ScD, RN, is professor of nursing and public/global health and a senior visiting fellow at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. She is dean emeritus of the nursing schools at both the University of Washington and Emory University. Her scholarship focuses on domestic and global health policy and workforce capacity-building. Salmon previously served as director of the Division of Nursing, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; chair of the National Advisory Committee for Nursing Education and Practice; member of the Clinton Administration’s White House Taskforce on Healthcare Reform; member of the U.S. Delegation to the World Health Organization; and chair of the Global Advisor Group for Nursing and Midwifery for the World Health Organization. Salmon is a trustee emeritus for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.