Chamberlain College of Nursing recently announced the appointment of Pamela Fuller, EdD, MSN, BSN, as president of its Phoenix campus. Fuller succeeds Kimberly LaMar, ND/DNP, MSN, RNC, CNNP, NPD-BC, who has served as the Phoenix campus president since 2009 and now becomes senior director of campus operations at Chamberlain.
Fuller has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including nursing practice and education. Prior to joining Chamberlain she served as dean at University of Phoenix College of Nursing. As president, she will oversee implementation of curriculum, delivery of student services, growth and development of regional clinical partnerships and management of day-to-day operations for Chamberlain's Phoenix campus.
Fuller began her career at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix as a staff registered nurse and remained with the healthcare provider for 12 years, later serving as an instructor. In 2011, she received the Sigma Theta Tau International Melanie C. Dreher Outstanding Dean Award. Fuller earned a Doctor of Education degree from Argosy University and holds a Master of Nursing degree and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Phoenix.
In her new role, LaMar will oversee multiple campuses and be responsible for colleague hiring and training, directing all activities on new campuses, monitoring academic performance and overseeing budgeting and financial management.
LaMar also has more than 30 years of professional experience in nursing practice, education and research. Prior to joining Chamberlain in 2009, she was the associate dean of advance practice/graduate nursing programs at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. LaMar is a neonatal nurse practitioner and is certified in high-risk neonatal nursing and nursing professional development. She was previously awarded the Arizona March of Dimes "Nurse of the Year" award for research and advancing the nursing profession. LaMar holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Case Western Reserve University, a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Medical College of Ohio, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Lourdes College.