Joanne Noone, Ph.D., R.N., C.N.E., A.N.E.F.

  • Professor, School of Nursing


My research, community involvement and clinical practice revolve around health equity.  I am project manager of Advancing Health Equity through Student Empowerment &Professional Success (HealthE STEPS), funded by Health Resources & Services Administration Nursing Workforce Diversity grant.


  • Ph.D., 2003, University of Hawaii
  • Certifications:

    • Post Master's Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honors and awards

  • 2018, Member, Western Academy of Nurses
  • 2017, Fellow, National League for Nursing Academy for Nursing Education
  • 2016, OHSU Faculty Senate Collaboration Award
  • 2014, Cohort Member, Developing Equity Leadership Through Training and Action (DELTA), Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • 2013, Selected for the Inaugural Faculty Policy Intensive Cohort (one of 8 faculty selected from a national pool) American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • 2012-13, Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • 2009, Finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program
  • 2008, Finalist – OHSU Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2008, OHSU Golden Rose Team Award for Service Excellence
  • 1998, Recognition by the Hawaii House of Representatives Nineteenth Legislature for selection as Nurse of the Year
  • 1997, Hawaii Nurses' Association Nurse of the Year Award for recognition of achievement in the profession of nursing.
  • 2018, OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Individual Champion Award
  • 2019, Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

Memberships and associations

  • Governor Representative of Nursing Education for the Western Institute of Nursing, 2017 – present
  • Oregon Nurses Association Cabinet on Nursing Education, July 2015 – present; chair, September, 2017 - present
  • Oregon State Board of Nursing Education Advisory Group, June 2014 – present
  • Oregon State Public Health Advisory Board, 2013-2015
  • Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Council, November, 2012 - present
  • Jackson County Public Health Advisory Board, June, 2011 –current; Vice-Chair, 2012-2014; Chair 2014-2016. Term expires 2/2019
  • Medford School District Teen Parent Advisory Board, December 2010-2012
  • Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood Health Services of Southwestern Oregon, 2006-2011. Became Vice-Chair 2007-2008. Served on Executive Committee (2007-2010)
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group, 2018-present
  • American Academy of Nursing Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel, 2019-present



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