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  Afaf I. Meleis

Dr. Afaf I. Meleis is the Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Professor of Nursing and Sociology, and Director of the School's WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership. Prior to her tenure at Penn, she was a Professor on the faculty of nursing at the University of California Los Angeles and the University of California San Francisco for 34 years. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing in the UK, the American Academy of Nursing, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia; a member of the Institute of Medicine, the Forum of Executive Women, and the Pennsylvania Women's Forum; a Trustee of the National Health Museum; and a Board Member of CARE, the Global Health Council, Nurses Education Funds, Inc., and Life Science Career Alliance. She is Council General of ICOWHI, the International Council on Women's Health Issues (http://www.icowhi.org/index.cfm), an international nonprofit association dedicated to the goal of promoting health, health care, and well-being of women throughout the world through participation, empowerment, advocacy, education, and research. She is also a Global Ambassador for the Girl Child Initiative of the International Council of Nurses.

Dr. Meleis' scholarship is focused on global health, immigrant and international health, women's health, and on the theoretical development of the nursing discipline. She is the author of more than 150 articles in social sciences, nursing, and medical journals; 40 chapters; 6 books; and numerous monographs and proceedings. Her teaching focuses on structure and organization of nursing knowledge, transitions and health, and international nursing.

The recipient of numerous honors and awards, as well as honorary doctorates and distinguished and honorary professorships around the world, in 1990 Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak presented Dr. Meleis with the Medal of Excellence for professional and scholarly achievements, and in 2000 she received the Chancellor's Medal from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In 2007, she received three distinguished awards: an Honorary Doctorate of Medicine from the Linköping University, Sweden; the Global Citizenship Award from the United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia; and The Dr. Gloria Twine Chisum Award for Distinguished Faculty at University of Pennsylvania, awarded for community leadership and commitment to promoting diversity. She is the first Dean at the University of Pennsylvania to receive this award.

Dr. Meleis graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Alexandria, and earned an MS in nursing, an MA in sociology, and a PhD in medical and social psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles. . . . short bio
Dr. Afaf I. Meleis is the Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Professor of Nursing and Sociology, and Director of the School's WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership. Prior to her tenure at Penn, she was a Professor on the faculty of nursing at the University of California Los Angeles and the University of California San Francisco for 34 years . . . full bio

2011
Empowered, Healthy Women: Overcoming Universal Challenges
Library: Philosophical Lectures
Speaker(s): Afaf I. Meleis
Date: 06-29-2011
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2008
Safe Womanhood: A Global Perspective
Library: Philosophical Lectures
Speaker(s): Afaf I. Meleis
Date: 07-31-2008
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