Pamela Cipriano, Healthcare Consultant

Pamela Cipriano

Past President, American Nurses Association
Galloway Alumna

Pamela Cipriano is a distinguished nursing and hospital administrator with extensive experience leading inpatient and outpatient departments and clinics at academic medical centers. Her many areas of consulting expertise include clinical excellence, multidisciplinary teamwork, patient safety, quality improvement, selection and implementation of new technology, shared governance, appreciative inquiry, regulatory compliance, clinical strategy, and community outreach. A longtime leader in national nursing organizations, Dr. Cipriano is a former editor-in-chief of American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association.


  • Past President, American Nurses Association
  • Senior Director, iVantage Health Analytics/Galloway Consulting
  • Distinguished Nurse Scholar in Residence, Institute of Medicine
  • Chief Clinical and Chief Nursing Officer, University of Virginia Health System
  • Research Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Nursing
  • Member, Nursing Advisory Council, The Joint Commission
  • Member, National eHealth Collaborative Board
  • Member, Consensus Standards Approval Committee, National Quality Forum

Education and Training

  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • Doctorate in Executive Nursing Administration, University of Utah
  • Master of Nursing, University of Washington
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, American University
  • Diploma in Nursing, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania