Joan C. Engebretson, DRPH, RN
Joan C. Engebretson, DRPH, RN, who holds the Judy Fred Professorship in Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). A 2014 class of 168 new inductees joins about 2,200 fellows who are recognized by the AAN as nursing leaders in education, management, practice and research. Engebretson is a clinical nurse specialist in maternal child health and is certified as an advanced holistic nurse. She is also a Fellow in the Society for Applied Anthropology.