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Chamberlain College of Nursing Appoints Dr. Mary Yoho as Houston Location President Yoho's 30 plus years of experience in nursing and management further enriches Chamberlain's leadership
HOUSTON—September 21, 2011—Chamberlain College of Nursing has announced the appointment of Mary Yoho, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, as president of its Houston location. Dr. Yoho joins Chamberlain with more than 30 years of experience in nursing and education, including practice, instruction, management and research. In this role, Dr. Yoho will oversee implementation of the curriculum, delivery of student services, growth and development of regional clinical partnerships and management of the day-to-day operations for Chamberlain's Houston location.
"Throughout her career, Dr. Yoho has been an exemplary leader and earned an outstanding reputation in the nursing field," said Susan Groenwald, PhD(c), MSN, national president of Chamberlain College of Nursing. "As president of our Houston location, Dr. Yoho's leadership and dedication will enable Chamberlain to continue its longstanding tradition of graduating compassionate and highly skilled nursing professionals."
Prior to her arrival at Chamberlain, Dr. Yoho served as the interim director of nursing
and national director of faculty development for Education Affiliates in Baltimore, where
she provided leadership and direction for 29 degree programs in Practical Nursing,
Associate Degree in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in 15 states
under the institution's Fortis School of Nursing. Concurrently, she worked as a volunteer
associate professor at the Texas Woman's University Institute of Health Services in
Houston and as a visiting professor at Capella University's School of Education.
"It is a privilege to join the innovative and respected team at Chamberlain College of Nursing," said Dr. Yoho. "I look forward to growing this location and to preparing future
nurse leaders who can advance healthcare outcomes."
Dr. Yoho is a published author and has received the Writer's Award from North Harris Montgomery Community College District and the Publications Award from Texas
Woman's University. She is a member of the Texas Organization for Associate Degree
Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center Alumni Association, American
Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International and National League for Nursing.
She also serves on the board of directors for the Texas Nurses Association, district nine.
Dr. Yoho earned a BSN degree and a Master of Science in Nursing degree from The
University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and her Doctorate of Philosophy
in Nursing Science from Texas Woman's University in Houston.
Dr. Yoho is replacing the previous Houston location president, Carole Eldridge, DNP, MSN, who is moving to Dallas to be near family.
For more information about Chamberlain College of Nursing's Houston location, visit chamberlain.edu/houston.
~ ~ ~ About Chamberlain College of Nursing
Chamberlain College of Nursing offers bachelor's and master's degree programs in
nursing. Chamberlain is currently located in Phoenix, Arizona; Jacksonville and Miramar,
Florida; Addison and Chicago, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Columbus, Ohio; Houston,
Texas; and Arlington, Virginia.
Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission
(HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,
ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and
universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program
at the Addison, Arlington, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix and St.
Louis locations and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by
the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite
530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree
program at the St. Louis and Columbus locations and the Associate Degree in Nursing
program are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
(NLNAC). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs at the Phoenix and the
Addison locations are candidates for accreditation by NLNAC. Candidacy is the first step
toward NLNAC accreditation (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA
Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective
students that standards of quality have been met.
Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update
information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting. For the
most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.
Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo.
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