Margaret Andrews PhD, RN, FAAN, CTN
Director and Professor of Nursing
Areas of Research Interest:
- Transcultural Nursing and Healthcare
- Pediatric Nursing, especially transcultural aspects of care
- Religion and Spirituality
- Complementary and Alternative Health and Healing
- Nursing Education Administration
- Cultural Assessment (individuals, groups agencies, and organizations including schools of nursing)
- Native American health and healing practices
- International nursing and healthcare
- Transcultural and international nursing and healthcare
- Leadership/management; educational administration
- Pediatric nursing/pediatric nurse practitioner education
A Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Dr. Andrews earned her PhD in Nursing [Transcultural Nursing and Nursing Educational Administration Tracks] from the University of Utah; Master of Science in Nursing in Pediatric Nursing [Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track] from Case-Western Reserve University; and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. John College.
Recognized by the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS) as a Certified Transcultural Nurse and a Transcultural Nursing Scholar, Dr. Andrews is nationally and internationally known for her contributions to Transcultural Nursing. She is co-author of the text, Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care, which is now in press for the 6th edition. Previous editions of the book received the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year Award and Sigma Theta Tau International’s Best Pick Award.
Dr. Andrews is Project Director for Developing Nurses’ Cultural Competencies: Evidence-based and Best Practices, a three-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions. She is also the founding editor of the Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare.
Dr. Andrews has studied, practiced, consulted, and taught in various parts of Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
Recent Peer Reviewed Publications:
Andrews, M.M., Thompson, T.C., Wehbe-Alamah, McFarland, M.R., Hanson, P.A., Hasenau, S., Horn, B., Leuning, C., Miller, J.E., & Vint, P. . (in press). Developing a culturally competent workforce through a collaborative partnership. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.
Anderson, N.L., Andrews, M.M., Bent, et al. (2010). Culturally based health and illness beliefs and practices across the life span. . Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 2 (Supplement 1), 152S- 235S.
Andrews, M.M., Backstrand, Boyle, et al.( 2010). Theoretical basis for transcultural care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 2 (Supplement 1), 53S-136S.
Clarke, P. N., McFarland, M.R.., Andrews, M.M.., & Leininger, M M. (July 2009). Caring: Some reflections on the impact of the Culture Care Theory by McFarland and Andrews and a conversation with Leininger. Nursing Science Quarterly, (22)3, 233-239.
Andrews, M.M. (2008). Global leadership in transcultural nursing practice, education, and research. Contemporary Nurse: Journal of the Australian Nursing Profession, 28(1-2), 13-16
Miller, J.., Leininger, M., Leuning, C., Pacquiao, D., Andrews, M.M., Ludwig-Beymer, & Papadopoulos. (2008). Transcultural Nursing Society Position Statement on Human Rights. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 19(1)-2), 5-7.