Charlotte D. Barry

Charlotte Barry

Charlotte D. Barry, PhD, Professor, Florida Atlantic University Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Dr. Charlotte Barry, professor, has made sustained and outstanding contributions to nursing as a result of her expertise in community nursing practice, education and research. She has been on the leading edge of developing community-based programs that focus on overcoming barriers in the delivery of quality care to children and families in the U.S. and globally. In Haiti, Dr. Barry is collaborating with other scholars in developing community-based, culturally sensitive mental health services; in Thailand, she is participating in the development of multidisciplinary participation programs for caring for patients with diabetes mellitus; and in Uganda, she is helping promote policies that focus on preventing the transmission of the ebola virus to nurses. The positive outcomes of Dr. Barry’s community-based scholarship are transforming nursing practice through curricula change, community immersion and policy development.