Voncella McCleary-Jones PhD, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF
Associate Dean & Chair of School of Nursing, Wichita State University
Dr. McCleary-Jones is a native of Fayetteville, NC. Prior to becoming Associate Dean and Chair of the School of Nursing, Dr. McCleary-Jones was Associate Professor at the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. McCleary-Jones also served as the Director of the Master's Nurse Education Program for eight years, and as Interim Assistant Dean for Educational Excellence.
Dr. McCleary-Jones holds a master's degree in nursing education, and a Ph.D. in adult and higher education administration. Dr. McCleary-Jones' clinical specialties include Adult Intensive and Post-Anesthesia Care. Dr. McCleary-Jones is a Harvard Macy Scholar, certification as a Certified Nurse Educator, and a Fellow of the NLN Academy of Nursing Education.