Robin P. Newhouse, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, professor and chair of the department of organizational systems and adult health at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, was elected to the board of directors at AcademyHealth, a national organization that supports health services through the development of evidence to improve healthcare.
Newhouse was one of three new members selected from a pool of six nominees. In her new role, she and the board are responsible for providing the overall strategic direction for the organization. Additionally, board members are expected to serve on AcademyHealth's various committees.
Elected board members will serve four-year terms, beginning in December.