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Pamela B. Edwards
Tel: (919) 684-3482, (919) 684-5434,
Office: Hock Plaza Suite G 07, Room 136
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Pamela B. Edwards, EdD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE

Associate Consulting Professor

  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Edwards is Associate Chief Nursing Officer for Education at the Duke University Health System. In addition, she serves as an Associate Consulting Professor with the Duke University School of Nursing. Dr. Edwards is the Deputy Director of the Duke Area Health Education Center (AHEC), an affiliate of the North Carolina AHEC Centers Program.

    Dr. Edwards is currently serving as the Chair of the North Carolina Board of Nursing. She is a 2007 Health Research Education Trust Fellow in Cultural Competence and a 2007 Fellow of the Advisory Board Company after completing the two-year Academy Fellowship. Dr. Edwards also serves as a Commissioner for the International Association of Education & Training.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    Master of Science in Nursing Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program


    EdDNorth Carolina State University
    MSNVillanova University

    Professional Certifications

    BCCertified, Nursing Professional Development
    CNECertified Nurse Educator

    Research Interests

    Health services research: Health careers, Transition to practice, Nurse manager stress, Health disparities

    Clinical Interests

    Dr. Edwards' clinical interests include health careers, transition to practice, nurse manager stress, and health disparities.