Marion Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Distinguished Professor, Department of Family Health
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- PhD, University of Georgia
- MSN, University of South Carolina
- BSN, Medical College of Georgia
Dr. Marion E. Broome began her leadership role as university dean of the Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) on July 1, 2004. Broome is a Professor in the school's Department of Family Health Nursing. In April 2006, she was awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor by the Indiana University President. Widely regarded as an expert, scholar and leader in pediatric nursing research and practice, Dr. Broome has been externally funded by the American Cancer Society, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as private foundations for over 15 years to conduct research in which she developed and tested interventions designed to assist children to cope with acute and chronic pain. In 2000, she extended her research into the area of research ethics related to informed consent and assent for children in research, research misconduct in clinical trials, and most recently, ethical dilemmas in publishing. In 2011 Dr. Broome conducted a national survey of Deans of baccalaureate and higher degree programs about their leadership styles and formative experiences. Her research is published in over 90 papers in 50 refereed nursing, medicine, and interdisciplinary journals. She also has published five books and 15 chapters in books and consumer publications.
In 1997, Broome was appointed to a four-year term as a member of the Nursing Science Study Section at the NIH. In June 2004, she was appointed as a charter member of the new Nursing Science Study Section: Children and Families. Broome also has served as president of the Society for Pediatric Nurses, and has been on the boards of the Association for the Care of Children's Health and the Midwest Nursing Research Society. Currently, she is serving as editor-in-chief of Nursing Outlook, the official journal of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) and the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. She was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 1994 and is a fellow of the AAN. She was indicted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Researcher Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2012, she was selected as the Outstanding Alumnus for Georgia Health Sciences University-Nursing, Augusta, Georgia, and given the National League of Nursing Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education. Dr. Broome currently consults with a variety of schools of nursing and Magnet designated hospitals related to evidence based practice programs, research implementation, and professional development programs for nurses and faculty.