Bonnie W. Battey, PhD, RN

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Title: Nursing Educator

Company: Duldt & Associates, Inc.

Location: Antioch, California, United States

Bonnie W. Battey, PhD, RN, Nursing Educator at Duldt & Associates, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Nursing.

Dr. Battey became a consultant and president of human resources development at Duldt & Associates in 1985, and since 2006 she has served the nursing industry as a private practitioner. After 62 years in the nursing field, she continues to research ways of integrating spirituality into common hospital practice, and is an active writer in the field. She received a 1989 Book of the Year award from the American Journal of Nursing and Wolters Kluwer Health for book co-authored with P. Hersey, “Situational Leadership in Nursing.” In addition, she published “Humanism, Nursing, Communication and Holistic Care: A Position Paper” with Xlibris Corp. in 2009.

Born in Stuttgart, Arkansas, to Merl D. Weaver and Louise C. Weaver, Ms. Battey attended Wagner College to earn a BSN, followed by an MS in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. After 20 years in the field, she returned to academia and earned a PhD from the University of Kansas in 1980, and she worked for many years with the College of Nursing at East Carolina University. She continued to nurse in the field with Pitt County Memorial Hospital before teaching at a string of universities, finally arriving as an adjunct professor of Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California from 2003 to 2006. Dr. Battey has continued to conduct research in the management and leadership of nursing, and in 1992 conducted postgraduate coursework with the Quanitative Methodology Institute at the National Center for Nursing Research.

Dr Battey has been selected as a Marquis Who’s Who Industry expert and for the pages of Who’s Who of American Women. She is the recipient of a Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and was selected for the Woman of Distinction Honors Edition. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the American Holistic Nursing Association. Duldt and Associates is named for Dr. Battey’s first husband, John Duldt, who passed away in 1997. She is now married to Robert W. Battey.

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