Ph.D., RN, CEN, CFRN, CNE, FAEN, FAADNEditor-in-Chief (Journal)
Dr. Anna Valdez has over 28 years of experience in clinical practice and nursing education. She has taught nursing at all levels and in a variety of settings. She currently serves as faculty at Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma State University, and Walden University. Dr. Valdez is nationally certified in emergency nursing, flight nursing, and nursing education. Her current research interests focus primarily on emergency nursing, social determinants of health, health equity, and nursing education. Dr. Valdez has presented at several conferences and served on a variety of health-related advisory boards. She has published over 25 peer reviewed articles and contributed as an author in two current emergency nursing books. Dr. Valdez has served as an Associate Editor, Section Editor and member of the Executive Editorial Board for the Journal of Emergency Nursing. She is currently serving as the Editor in Chief for Teaching and Learning in Nursing, the official journal of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing.