Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Patricia A. Patrician is the Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She joined the faculty in August 2008, after retiring from a 26-year career with the US Army Nurse Corps. She teaches in the PhD program, mentors pre- and post- doctoral students and fellows, and conducts research on nurse staffing, work environment, and quality and safety patient and nurse outcomes. She is currently a co-investigator on a program evaluation of the US Army’s Patient CaringTouch System, an innovative nursing practice model. She is also a Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) consultant.