Carol Gilbert, PhD, RN
Associate Director for Evaluation Processes and Monitoring

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Carol Gilbert came to NLNAC in Fall, 1997 . She earned her BSN and MSN from the University of Pennsylvania, and her PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a major in Education Psychology. Her doctoral dissertation topic was on ethics and its application to nursing.

Immediately prior to her present position, Dr. Gilbert was Associate Professor, Associate Dean and Chairperson of the Professional Nursing Department, School of Nursing at the University of Vermont. In that position she obtained external funding for several projects including ones related to guiding, developing, and evaluating outcomes of curriculum and instruction.

Dr. Gilbertís clinical, teaching, and research interest and expertise is in Adult Health Nursing with specific emphasis in the areas of tissue perfusion, gerontology, and practice management. Most recently she has focused on primary care and community nursing practice, and involvement in bioethics from both theoretical and practice perspectives

Using her practice and research skills, Dr. Gilbert is the lead designer and directs the collection, analysis, aggregation, trending and reporting of the various data information needs of NLNAC in addition to mentoring nursing programs preparing for accreditation, developing the accreditation site visit schedule, and orienting and updating NLNACís Program Evaluators.