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Dean, graduate education

john lundeenEDd, RN, cne, anef

Dr.Lundeen joined Galen in 2019 as the inaugural MSN Program Director and has led the development and implementation of the Nurse Educator and Nursing and Healthcare Leadership options in the MSN program. Under Dr.Lundeen’s leadership, the MSN program has grown to include over 300students in 26states, and he is currently leading the development of a DNP option. Dr.Lundeen is also credentialed as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and was recently inducted as a Fellow into the Academy of Nursing Education.

Prior to his appointment at Galen, Dr. Lundeen was an associate professor and nurse anesthesia simulation coordinator in the Ida Moffett School of Nursing at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was on faculty for 11 years. At Samford, Dr. Lundeen had the opportunity to teach in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral nursing programs. In addition, Dr. Lundeen taught in the DNP program and served as chair of the school’s Faculty Development Committee and co-chair of the university’s ad hoc Committee on Faculty Assessment.

In addition to his faculty role, Dr. Lundeen has served at the national level as a Governor-at-Large on the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Board of Governors since 2014. Previously, he served as a member of the CNE Certification Commission and as chair of the CNE Test Development Committee. As a scholar, he has published articles on evaluation and certification. Most recently, Dr. Lundeen contributed a chapter to the NLN’sClinical Nurse Educator Competencies: Creating an Evidence-Based Practice for Academic Clinical Nurse Educators.