The American Academy of Nursing is pleased to announce Cindy Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, has been designated an Academy Edge Runner for her nurse-designed model of care, Oral Care in Mechanically Ventilated Adults. The Academy's Raise the Voice Edge Runner campaign promotes new evidence-based health care models and innovations that better serve patients, lower costs, and have measurable results.
Dr. Munro, Professor & Associate Dean of Research and Innovation at the University of South Florida, College of Nursing, successfully focused her research on the long-term goal of providing definitive guidance for effective evidence-based oral care interventions to reduce VAP and other healthcare acquired infections. Dr. Munro is a Past President of SNRS. Please click here to read Dr. Munro's complete Edge Runner profile.