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Kimberly Glassman, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN

Clinical Professor and Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Kimberly S. Glassman, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN, is the senior associate dean of academic affairs at the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, where she also holds the rank of clinical professor. In this role, she oversees all academic programs, from BS to PhD, including curriculum development and regulatory accreditations, and teaches in the graduate programs. 

Dr. Glassman had a 42-year career in nursing at NYU Langone Health, where she held many leadership roles, the last 10 years as the senior vice president and chief nurse executive, overseeing four hospitals and hundreds of ambulatory care sites.  In her CNE role, she led the organization to their third and fourth Magnet designations. One of the many exemplars awarded to NYU Langone by the Magnet Commission was for the innovations she supported in the care and programming for LGBTQ people. Her current program of research focuses on nursing workforce issues, and she has published most recently on the topics of doctoral education, nurses’ experiences during the early stages of the pandemic, and post-licensure nurse residency programs. She currently serves as the chair of the New York University Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research.

She received her RN diploma from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing, and her BSN from Hunter College. She holds a master’s degree in nursing administration and a doctorate in theory and research development from NYU Meyers. Dr. Glassman is a graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives at the University of Pennsylvania, a Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Executive Fellow Alum, a Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Glassman was named as an inaugural Fellow of the American Organization of Nurse Leaders in 2019, and she currently serves on the AONL Fellow Selection Committee.