Joanne Noone, Ph.D., RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

  • Professor, School of Nursing
  • Director, School of Nursing


My research, community involvement and clinical practice revolve around health equity. I was project director of Advancing Health Equity through Student Empowerment & Professional Success (HealthE STEPS), funded by Health Resources & Services Administration Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from 2017-2021. I am currently program manager of the Oregon Nursing Education Academy, funded by a Health Resources & Services Administration grant through 2026 to increase the nursing workforce and improve health equity.  

Education and training

    • Ph.D., 2003, University of Hawaii
  • Fellowship

    • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
    • Fellow of the National League for Nursing Academy for Nursing Education
    • Fellow of the Western Academy of Nurses
  • Certifications

    • Post Master's Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • Certified in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing
    • Certified as a Peer Reviewer and Master Reviewer by Quality Matters

Memberships and associations:

  • Western Institute of Nursing, Governor Representative of Nursing Education, 2017 – 2020; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member (2020 –present) and Chair (2021-2022)
  • Oregon Nurses Association Cabinet on Nursing Education, July 2015 – 2019; chair, September, 2017 - 2019, Cabinet on Human Rights & Ethics, 2021-present
  • Oregon State Board of Nursing Education Advisory Group, June 2014 – 2018
  • Oregon State Public Health Advisory Board, 2013-2015
  • Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion Community Advisory Council, November, 2012 - 2020
  • Jackson County Public Health Advisory Board, June, 2011 –2019 Vice-Chair, 2012-2014; Chair 2014-2016.
  • 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

Honors and awards

  • 1997, Hawaii Nurses' Association Nurse of the Year Award for recognition of achievement in the profession of nursing.
  • 1998, Recognition by the Hawaii House of Representatives Nineteenth Legislature for selection as Nurse of the Year
  • 2008, Finalist – OHSU Outstanding Teaching Award
  • 2008, OHSU Golden Rose Team Award for Service Excellence
  • 2009, Finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program
  • 2012-13, Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • 2013, Selected for the Inaugural Faculty Policy Intensive Cohort (one of 8 faculty selected from a national pool) American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • 2014-15, Cohort Member, Developing Equity Leadership Through Training and Action (DELTA), Oregon Health Authority Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • 2016, OHSU Faculty Senate Collaboration Award
  • 2018, OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Individual Champion Award
  • 2019, A.B. Youmans Distinguished Professor, OHSU
  • 2020, Finalist – OHSU Outstanding Leadership Award
  • 2021, OHSU School of Nursing Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Award



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