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Rowena W. Elliott PhD, RN, CNN, AGNP-C, FAAN

Emory University/Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Dr. Elliott received a BSN in 1982 and MSN in 1998 from University of Mississippi School of Nursing in Jackson, MS. She also received a PhD in Educational Leadership (Higher Ed emphasis) from the University of Mississippi School of Education in Oxford, MS in 2003. She earned a post- graduate certificate as an adult-gerontological nurse practitioner in 2013 from the University of South Alabama. 

Dr. Rowena W. Elliott has been a registered nurse for 36 years. Her professional experiences include medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, OB, long term care, home health, dialysis, and legal nurse consulting. She has been a nurse educator for the past 20 years,teaching in all levels of nursing programs . She is a board-certified nephrology nurse and Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner. She was the first African American and doctorally-prepared National President of the American Nephrology Nurses Association from 2011-2012. She is currently the President-Elect of the

Georgia Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GA-GAPNA). She was bestowed the honor of being inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 2012.

Dr. Rowena W. Elliott received a BSN in 1982 and MSN in 1998 from University of Mississippi School of Nursing in Jackson, MS. She also received a PhD in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi School of Education in Oxford, MS in 2003.

Dr. Elliott has been a registered nurse for 29 years. Her professional experiences include medical-surgical nursing, long term care, home health, and dialysis, and legal nurse consulting. She has been nurse educator for the past 13 years. She is currently Associate Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing.

Dr. Elliott is active in many professional nursing organizations including Sigma Theta Tau, National League for Nursing, and Mississippi Nurses Association. She currently serves as the National President for the American Nephrology Nurses Association.


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