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Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, Named Associate Dean for Partnership Innovation at NYU College of Nursing

February 20, 2014
N-194, 2013-14

Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, has been named Associate Dean for Partnership Innovation at the New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN). Dr. Glassman is currently the Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at NYU Langone Medical Center (NYULMC).

In this new role, Dr. Glassman will provide vision and leadership for the integration of practice, clinical research, scholarship and education, as well as health system matters for NYUCN.  The role also supports and strengthens the partnership between NYUCN and NYULMC.

“Dr. Glassman, with her vast clinical and research experience, is uniquely qualified to develop creative and innovative integration of nursing student education across all programs within the practice environment at both NYUCN and NYULMC,” said Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN, NYUCN Dean and Erline Perkins McGriff Professor of Nursing.  “This new synergy will provide opportunities to inform the College of Nursing regarding best practices in practice and integration of relevant competences in the nursing curriculum.”

In this new role, Dr. Glassman will also be a member of the College of Nursing’s Dean’s Leadership Coordinating Council, the College of Nursing –Dentistry Executive Management Committee as well as the Dean’s Innovation Advisory Group.

“I am extremely pleased to congratulate Dr. Glassman on her appointment, one which recognizes both her current contributions to NYU and those future achievements we will achieve as a College as she applies her broad-based talent to this new role,” said Dr. Sullivan-Marx.

About Dr. Glassman

Dr. Glassman joined the Medical Center in 1978 as a senior staff nurse in critical care, and has held many leadership positions in nursing over her career at the medical center. Additionally, Dr. Glassman serves as the Chair, for the NYU College of Nursing Board of Advisors and has held an adjunct faculty appointment at the College of Nursing since 2007.

Dr. Glassman has conducted research on the patient experience, and written chapters for textbooks and peer-reviewed journal articles. She is a reviewer for several journals, including Applied Nursing Research, Nursing Economics and Qualitative Health Research.  Dr. Glassman is a 2008 graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives at the University of Pennsylvania, a 2011 Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Executive Fellow, and a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine. She recently was elected as president of the Greater New York –Nassau-Suffolk Organization of Nurse Executives.

She received her RN diploma from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, and her BS in Nursing from Hunter College. She holds a masters degree in nursing administration and a doctorate in theory and research development from the NYU College of Nursing.

About New York University College of Nursing

NYU College of Nursing is a global leader in nursing education, research, and practice. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Arts and Post-Master’s Certificate Programs, a Doctor of Philosophy in Research Theory and Development, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.  For more information, please visit www.nyu.edu/nursing.

About New York University Langone Medical Center

NYU Langone Medical Center is nationally ranked as one of the top hospitals in the country for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report in its 2013–2014 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” and is ranked #2 in New York State and the New York metro area for being a high performing hospital.  For more information, please visit www.med.nyu.edu/

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
College of Nursing

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876

Photo: Kimberly Glassman

Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, Named Associate Dean for Partnership Innovation at NYU College of Nursing


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