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MINC Champion Stories

The MINC teams were made up of an administrator and an educator. They learned a lot from this initiative that they wanted to share with you. Click on the videos to:

  •  Learn more about why they considered genomics integration into nursing practice as a priority
  •  Hear about the salient events that occurred during their experiences
  •  Gain an advantage with their advice about engaging in similar efforts
  •  Build on their experiences and benefit from their recommendations

Barbara Tilden, Educator, MSN, RN, BC & Donna Chase, Administrator, MS, RN

Manager, Clinical Professional Development and Magnet Recognition Program & Director, Accreditation and Clinical Professional Development

South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA


Beth Harkness, Educator, RN, BSN, CPN

Cystic Fibrosis Program Coordinator; Pediatric, Adult & Research

Children’s National Health System

Washington, DC


Cole Edmonson, Administrator, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC

VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Dallas, TX


Pamela B. Edwards, Educator, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, FABC, CNE, CENP

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Education

Duke University Health System, Clinical Education & Professional Development

Durham, NC


Patricia A. Kelly, Educator, DNP, APRN, CNS, AGN-BC, AOCN

Research/Evidence-based Practice Translationist & Genomics Consultant

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Dallas, TX


Last updated: February 4, 2022