Susan Salmond, EdD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 11/12/2021

Susan W. Salmond, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN


Susan W. Salmond, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, is Executive Vice Dean and Professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Nursing, with primary responsibility for academic programs and clinical practice. She is also a Distinguished Scholar and Co-Director of the Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation (NEST) at Rutgers School of Nursing in Newark, New Jersey. NEST was established in 2004 as a center of excellence with the international Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). Dr. Salmond is certified as a Train-the-Trainer in Comprehensive Systematic Review by the Joanna Briggs Institute and has offered workshops on comprehensive systematic review across the United States and teaches the qualitative component of NEST’s Systematic Review course. She serves on the JBI scientific methodology committees for mixed methods and qualitative synthesis, and is a member of the Committee of Directors of the JBI.


Dr. Salmond is an advisor to the journal, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports a peer-reviewed, online journal that publishes systematic reviews of healthcare research. In addition to co-authoring all three editions of Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing (2011, 2016, and 2021), Dr. Salmond was also co-author of all three editions of the textbook, Orthopaedic Nursing; and has authored two other books and twenty book chapters. She has also authored or co-authored nearly 100 other publications. She has been an editor for the journal Orthopaedic Nursing since 1981 and their Research Editor since 1999; and a member of the editorial board for the American Journal of Nursing.


Dr. Salmond received her BSN from Villanova University College of Nursing, which in 2012 presented her its highest of award, the College of Nursing Medallion. She is a 2012 inductee into the Hall of Honor at Seton Hall University College of Nursing, where she received her MSN with a specialization in chronic illness management. She earned her EdD in Nursing Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. She completed postgraduate work in Comprehensive Meta-Analysis and Advanced Meta-Analysis. Certified in nursing education, transcultural nursing, and leadership, Dr. Salmond is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a fellow of the National League of Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education.