Janet S. Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of the Adult CNS
program, Indiana University School of Nursing, Department of Adult
Health, where she has taught since 2002. She has been teaching CNS
nursing since 1981 at a variety of schools of nursing. Dr. Fulton
is Editor-in-Chief of LWW's Clinical Nurse Specialist: The
Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice and Ex-Officio Board
Member of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
(NACNS), where she also served as President (2002) and Treasurer
(2000-01). Dr. Fulton also holds memberships in the Oncology
Nursing Society where she is Coordinator of the CNS Special
Interest Group and the ANA where she is a member of its Council of
CNS Executive Committee.
Brenda L. Lyon, DNS, RN, FAAN , is Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Department of Adult Health and is Adjunct CNS in Adult Health and Stress at the Community Hospitals of Indiana. She has developed a number of graduate-level courses for the CNS curriculum, including Advanced Practice Roles - Adult Health CNS (a graduate capstone course) and Advanced Stress and Coping for doctoral students. Dr. Lyon has served as a consultant for many hospital executives and staff, Home Health Agencies, the ANA Certification Board and to schools of nursing in many states. She has held leadership roles in local, state and national nursing organisations including the ANA, the ANCC, the NANDA, the AAN and the NACNS, among others. She was an early inductee into the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Dr. Lyon is Executive VP of Medivative Technologies, LLC (since 1985) and President of Health Potentials Unlimited, LLC (since 1975).
Kelly Goudreau, DSN, RN, CNS-BC, FAAN, is Associate Director for Patient Care Services and Nurse Executive, VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (VA SORCC), White City, OR. She is Associate Editor for Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice and is Past President, past Secretary and current Board Member of the NACNS. Ms. Goudreau has taught in the CNS program at the University of Portland (2000-2001), has worked clinically as a CNS in a wide variety of specialties and has held a variety of positions including consultant, director of nursing and nurse administrator. She is licensed as a CNS in Oregon and is certified by the ANCC as a CNS in Adult Health. Among other honours and awards, Dr. Goudreau has received honours from the Oregon Nurses Association for four years of service as Chair of the OR Council of CNS and is an invited fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She has published more than 30 journal articles.