Anne M. Barker, Ed.D., RN

Anne M. Barker, ED.D., RN


Professional Interests
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Complexity Science
  • Health Care Management

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ed.D., Teacher's College, Columbia University, Department of Nursing Education, New York, NY, (Nursing Administration, Executive Role). 1989
    • MSN - Catholic University of America, School of Nursing, Washington, D.C., 1973
    • BSN - University of Virginia, School of Nursing, Charlottesville, VA. 1971
    • Pre-Nursing - University of Dayton, Dayton. OH. 1969

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Graduate Leadership and Management
    • Graduate and Undergraduate Research
    • Doctoral Dissertation Advisement

Research Interests & Grants

    • Barker, A. (2012).  Purchase and implementation of 3G mannekin.  Connecticut Health and Education Funding Authority (awared $75,000).
    • Barker, A. & Sullivan, D.  (2001).  Leadership Development:  A Proposal for Developing a MSN program for the World Wide Web.  Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (awarded $40,000).
    • Barker, A. & Sullivan, D.  (2001).  Leadership Development:  A Proposal for Developing a MSN program for the World Wide Web.  Helene Fuld Health Trust (not funded, $100,000)

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Josephine Dolan Award for Excellence in Nursing Education, Connecticut Nurses Association, 2012
    • Connecticut Nightengale Award, 2002
    • Teaching Excellence Award,  Sacred Heart University,  May 2000
    • President's Award, Connecticut League for Nursing, 1992

Publications and Presentations

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    Publications – Book
    DeNisco, S., & Barker, A.  (2012).  "Advanced Practice Nursing:  Evolving  for the transformation  of the profession."  Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. 

    Barker, A.M., Editor.   (2009).  "Advance Practice Nursing:  Essential Knowledge for Practice."  Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

    Barker, A. M., Sullivan, D. T., & Emery, M.J. (2006).  "Role competencies for clinical managers:  The renaissance of transformational leadership."  Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

    Barker, A. Arensberg, MBF, & Schiller, M.R. (1994). " Leadership in dietetics: Achieving a vision for the future."  Chicago:  American Dietetics Association

    Barker, A. (l990). "Transformational nursing leadership: A vision for the future. New York: National League for Nursing." (Previously published by Williams & Wilkins, 1990)..

    Publications – Journals (Peer Reviewed)
    Barker, A.  (2003)  "Faculty Development for Teaching Online:  Pedagogical and Technological Issues."  Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 34, 273-278.

    Barker, A.  (2002).  "A Case Study in Instructional Design for Web-Based Courses."  Nursing Education Perspectives, 23(4), 183-186.

    Barker, A. & Young, C. (1994).  "Transformation leadership: The feminist connection in post modern organizations."  Holistic Nursing Practice, 9(1), 16-25.

    Barker, A. (1991) "An emerging leadership pattern:  Transformational leadership." Nursing and Health Care, 12 (4), 204 207.

    Barker, A. & Mason D. (1985). "Calling in a nursing consultant to calm the waves of change." Nursing and Health Care,6 (9) 502 6.

    Barker, A., Tousignant, V., & Lieblin, S. (1985). "Model to determine costs of nursing care using an integrated hospital system." In M.S. Ackerman, (Ed.). Proceeding: "The ninth annual symposium on computer application in medical care" (pp 776 781). New York: Computer Society Press. 

    Quote: If you can dream it you can do it.  Always remember this whole thing started with a dream and a mouse.  Walt Disney 

Contact Information

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  • Hours: by appointment
  • Location:
    Cambridge 2-N-41
    College of Health Professions
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