Terry Fulmer, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., is the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at the College of Dentistry at New York University, New York, NY, USA. She received her bachelor's degree from Skidmore College, Saragota Springs, NY, USA, her master's and doctoral degrees from Boston College, Chesnut Hill, Mass, USA and her Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Postmaster’s Certificate from New York University. Dr. Fulmer's program of research focuses on acute care of the elderly and specifically, elder abuse and neglect. She has received the status of Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the Gerontological Society of America, and the New York Academy of Medicine. She completed a Brookdale National Fellowship and is a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Fulmer was the first nurse to be elected to the board of the American Geriatrics Society and the first nurse to serve as the president of the Gerontological Society of America.
Biography Updated on 26 April 2011