We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN as Associate Editor of Advances in Nursing Science! Dr. Shattell has served as a reviewer and member of the Advisory Board for a number of years. She was the lead author on a study of the ANS peer review process (which also included the Journal of Holistic Nursing and Issues in Psychiatric Mental Health, the
report of which was published in 2010 in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1547-5069.2009.01331.x/abstract) . She has been a member of the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) since 2009, and also serves as Associate Editor of Issues in Mental Health Nursing. Dr. Shattell will be involved in managing the ANS manuscript review process, and will provide editorial leadership shaping the future of the journal.
Dr. Shattel is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development in the College of Science and Health and is an associate professor in the School of Nursing at DePaul University. She received a PhD in nursing from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, a Master of Science degree in nursing from Syracuse University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, also from Syracuse University. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul University, she taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Shattell’s clinical specialty is in psychiatric and mental health nursing. Her research focuses primarily on the mental health of vulnerable populations, therapeutic relationships, acute care psychiatric environments, community mental health, Latinas with depressive symptoms, the mental health and physical health of long-haul truckers, and psychosis. Dr. Shattell is a regular blogger for The Huffington Post, and the author of more than 95 journal articles and book chapters.