Faculty Ambassadors

Champions of the Compassionate Care Initiative's mission, Faculty Ambassadors are a group of about twenty faculty from the University of Virginia School of Nursing who integrate compassionate care principles in the learning environment and in their daily interactions with students and colleagues to cultivate wellness and community.

Cathy Campbell
Associate Professor of Nursing
clc5t@virginia.edu

Gina DeGennaro
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Assistant Department Chair, Acute & Specialty Care, and Clinical Nurse Leader Program Coordinator
rmd3e@virginia.edu

Beth Epstein  
Associate Professor of Nursing
meg4u@virginia.edu

Dorrie Fontaine  
Dean and Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing
dkf2u@virginia.edu

Elizabeth Friberg  
Associate Professor of Nursing and Assessment Coordinator
eef3c@virginia.edu

Julie Haizlip 
Clinical Professor of Nursing and Co-Director, Center for ASPIRE
jah4ub@virginia.edu

Rebecca Harmon
Associate Professor of Nursing
rbh8a@virginia.edu

Catherine Kane
Associate Professor of Nursing
cfk9m@virginia.edu

Maureen Metzger
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Roberts Scholar
mjm9cd@virginia.edu

Anita Thompson-Heisterman  
Assistant Professor of Nursing
aat8a@virginia.edu

Ken White 
Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Strategic Partnerships & Innovation at the School of Nursing
krw6cc@virginia.edu