Carole A. Kenner, PhD, NNP, RN, FAAN,
is nationally and internationally renowned for her policy-setting work to establish rights of the neonate, standards for neonatal care, and the reduction
of infant mortality worldwide. She is the College of New Jersey’s Carol Kuser Loser Dean of the School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, and has
held many titles, including Dean/Professor, School of Nursing, and Associate Dean, Bouve College of Health Sciences, at Northeastern University, Boston,
MA, and Adjunct Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. She also serves as President, Consultants with Confidence, Inc., West Roxbury,
MA; Consultant, Excelsior University Online Program, Albany, NY; and Trainer, End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium in Pediatric Palliative Care
(ELNEC), Washington, DC. She has published over 75 peer-reviewed journal articles, 30 books, and at least 80 book chapters. Dr. Kenner has participated as
PI, Co-PI or Consultant on nearly 60 research grants. She is a member of four honorary organizations, including the AAN (elected 1994) and many others. Dr.
Kenner is a member of numerous review panels, editorial boards, and consultant groups.
Judy Wright Lott, PhD, BC-NNP, RN, FAAN, is Dean, Baylor University School of Nursing (TX) since 2002. She was a Neonatal NP (NNP) 2004-2005; Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of NNP Specialty, at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (1996-2002); and Assistant Professor, Neonatal Graduate specialty, University of Florida College of Nursing (1986-1990). She has worked in the clinical setting in various capacities since 1976. From 1992–1996, she was the NNP Service Director/Associate Professor of Nursing (joint appointment) at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, where she also was responsible for the administration of the NNP Service of the Level III NICU (1992-1996); and NNP Coordinator, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, where she was responsible for 12 NNPs. Dr. Lott was inducted into the AAN (2003), the AACN Fuld Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (2003-2004), and Visiting Professor for the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (2001). She has co-authored three editions of Comprehensive Neonatal Nursing with Dr. Kenner.