Dean to serve on National Behavioral Health Committee


Dean Bernadette M. MelnykThe National Quality Forum announced that Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing, associate vice president for health promotion, and chief wellness officer, has been officially appointed to its Behavioral Health Steering Committee. The NQF is a nonprofit organization that builds consensus on national priorities and goals to improve the quality of American healthcare. The behavioral health committee is aimed at establishing national priorities for improving the delivery of behavioral health services, achieving better behavioral health outcomes, and improving the behavioral health of the U.S. population, especially those with mental illness and substance abuse. Her appointment to the Steering Committee is for two years. Read more: www.qualityforum.org/Home.aspx