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College of Nursing announces new Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs


Robin Dail PhD, RN, FAAN earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, her MSN as a neonatal nurse practitioner from East Carolina University and her PhD in nursing from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Dail comes to the University of South Carolina College of Nursing from Duke University’s School of Nursing and School of Medicine.

Dr. Dail practiced as a neonatal nurse and neonatal nurse practitioner for 30 years before beginning her academic career. She studies thermal stability in premature infants to reduce morbidity and mortality related to hypothermia in this vulnerable population.

Dr. Dail stated, “I am thrilled to be at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing! The faculty are making incredible strides in education, research and service and I am looking forward to working with faculty to reach even higher levels of achievement for faculty advancement, student success and our college’s national reputation.”

A Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholar (2010-2013) and Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership fellow (2016-2017), she has also held positions as President of the Beta Epsilon Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and Chair of American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant Review Committee. Dr. Dail was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2014.

She joined the college July 5, 2017.

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