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Teri Pipe, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Chief Wellbeing Officer, Arizona State University


Dr. Teri Pipe is dean of the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University (ASU). She joined ASU in 2011. In 2016 Dr. Pipe was appointed Chief Wellbeing Officer for Arizona State University. Before coming to ASU, Dr. Pipe served as director of Nursing Research and Innovation at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. In 2014 she was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow.

She is an expert on nursing leadership, interprofessionalism and mindfulness, which is an approach that helps people increase their well-being and performance by being fully present, focused and aware. Her research interests include resilience in professional and clinical populations, health promotion and wellness, positive coping and stress management, oncology, and gerontology.

Dr. Pipe earned her Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University. Since joining ASU she has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. Nationally, she was invited to be a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Futures Task Force, and leads a workgroup for the IOM/NAE Collaborative focused on Integrating Systems Approaches in Health Professions Education. She serves on the Mayo Clinic Care Network Chief Nursing Officer Consortium, on the Sigma Theta Tau Advisory Council on Excellence in Nursing Education, on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and is a member of the Arizona Health Improvement Plan Steering Committee. She has been awarded the Beta Upsilon Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Award and was honored as a Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Hero in 2014.

Dr. Pipe is a co-founder of the Workforce Outcomes Research and Leadership Development (WORLD) Institute, an innovative academic practice collaborative initiated by Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, DFCI, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital aimed at pooling knowledge, expertise, and resources to identify, quantify and develop exemplary leadership in care delivery.

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