Outstanding Faculty Service Award 2010-2011
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JoAnn M. Nolin

JoAnn M. Nolin
Public Health

JoAnn Nolin is an Associate Professor in the Brooks College of Health, a member of the Health administration program faculty, and Program Director for the Graduate Geriatric Management Program. She received her Bachelors in Nursing and Masters in Allied Health Services degrees from the University of North Florida and her JD from the University of Florida. She has been at UNF since 1997 and teaches in the areas of heath law and aging services management.

As a member of the UNF community she has been active in service at the College, University and community level. She has served on numerous college committees including search committees, the College Executive Committee, Program Leaders Committee, Scholarship Committee, and the College Faculty Development Committee. At the University level she served on the University Bookstore Advisory Committee, Strategic Planning Sub Groups, Faculty Association Executive Committee, and Chaired the Faculty Enhancement Committee.

Her professional service includes membership in disciplinary organizations and service on national committees focusing on long term care education. Additionally, she served two years as national president of Epsilon Phi Delta, the National Honor Society for Health Management Education. Service to the local community includes membership on the Health and Human Services Committee for Northeast Florida Regional Council’s, Strategic Regional Policy Plan, participation in the Parish Nurse Basic Education program, membership on the governing board of Glenmoor Continuing Care Requirement Community, and Participation in United Way’s, Bridging Elder Care Networks project. Two other recent community service activities include a collaboration with the Florida Brain Injury Association that resulted in a project involving over 70 UNF students who participated in a falls prevention program for senior citizens in northeast Florida and a project with the Florida Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the Medicare Rights Center of New York which resulted in development of the Florida Medicare Advocacy Coalition.