Kenneth R. White, PhD, FACHE

Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation
Univ. of Virginia School of Nursing
Chair, LGBT Forum
Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Kenneth R. White is Associate Dean for Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at the School of Nursing and holds the University of Virginia Medical Center Professorship in Nursing with additional faculty appointments in the McIntire School of Commerce, the Darden School of Business, and the UVA School of Medicine. He has more than 40 years’ healthcare experience in clinical, administrative, governance, and consulting capacities. For nearly 20 years, he served as the director of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Graduate Programs in Healthcare Management, where he was the inaugural Charles P. Cardwell, Jr., Professor of Health Administration. He also holds a visiting professorship at the LUISS Business School in Rome. A registered nurse, adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Dr. White is also an ACHE Fellow, former Regent and member of the Board of Governors. He currently chairs ACHE’s LBGT Forum.  He is the author of the Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, 8th edition (2016) and Boost Your Nursing Leadership Career: 50 Lessons that Drive Success (2017).

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