Greer Glazer, PhD, became dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati Jan. 1, 2012.
Previously, Glazer was dean and professor of nursing at the University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She has extensive clinical, teaching and research experience, conducting studies on domestic violence education, alcohol use during pregnancy and barriers to prenatal health care among African-American women.
Founded in 1889, UC's College of Nursing offered one of the first baccalaureate programs in nursing in the United States, and received the first endowment given to a nursing program. Glazer is UC's seventh nursing dean and 14th senior leader of the college, which was led for the first 51 years by a superintendent or director.
In 2002 the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited the college for a 10-year period, distinguishing it with 71 years of continuous accreditation.
Glazer graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Michigan in 1976 and received her master's degree in nursing with a maternal/newborn focus from Case Western Reserve University in 1979. She received her PhD in nursing from Case Western in 1984.
Glazer was also a Fulbright Scholar (in Israel, 1988) and a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow (2001-04).