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Susan B. Hassmiller

Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the senior adviser for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where she has led nursing strategies since 1997 in an effort to create a higher quality of care in the United States for people, families, and communities. Drawn to the foundation’s “organizational advocacy for the less fortunate and underserved,” she is helping to assure that RWJF's commitments in nursing have a broad and lasting national impact. In partnership with AARP, Hassmiller also directs the Foundation’s Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, which seeks to ensure that everyone in America can live a healthier life, supported by a system in which nurses are essential partners in providing care and promoting health.