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Director, Center for Clinical Research & Scholarship,
Rush University Medical Center, United States of America


• Speaker, Nursing Plenary
• Speaker, Nursing Symposium


Prof Ruth Kleinpell is currently the Director of the Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship at Rush University Medical Center and a Professor at Rush University College of Nursing in Chicago Illinois. She is certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and maintains active practice. She is an experienced researcher, clinician and educator in the areas of acute and subacute care and advanced practice nursing roles. She presents and publishes widely and is a member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, and Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Prof Kleinpell is a Board member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine; American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine Subspecialty; the Institute of Medicine of Chicago; and the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Institute of Medicine of Chicago and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. She recently served a four-year term as President of the World Federation of Critical Care Nurses, an international organization with over 40 country members representing over 500,000 critical care nurses worldwide.