Associate Dean Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, was recently named the 2019 Isabel Hampton Robb Distinguished Scholar. She will discuss how health care leaders can use social media to educate the public, influence policy, and connect with patient and provider communities and industry leaders during the 2nd Annual Isabel Hampton Robb Lecture Series on December 2.
At the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Shattell works to support advancement and retention of faculty while furthering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and mentorship among teachers and academic leaders. An internationally recognized expert on inpatient mental health nursing, she conducts research on the mental health of underserved or vulnerable populations and is a board member for several community nonprofit mental health advocacy and service organizations. Her published work focuses on therapeutic relationships, various environments of care, and the mental and physical health of long-haul truckers.
The Isabel Hampton Robb Distinguished Scholarship, named for the inaugural superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital and principal of its then brand-new nurse training school, recognizes achievement at the highest level and the potential for ongoing excellence.