Leslie Parker Named College of Nursing Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship

Leslie Parker Congratulation for being named associate dean for research and scholarship

Leslie Parker, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN, was recently named the College of Nursing’s associate dean for research and scholarship.

Dr. Parker has served in an interim capacity since last summer. She is now poised to lead the college into an exciting new chapter of collaboration and innovation. Working closely with our esteemed faculty and staff, she will drive forward the growth and enhancement of our research and scholarship endeavors.

A nurse practitioner with more than 30 years of experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, she has focused her research on nutritional support of premature infants with an emphasis on breastfeeding infants in the NICU.