Candace Berardinelli, PhD, RN,
began working with the CU College of Nursing on Jan. 7 as a visiting associate
professor. She was previously dean of Loretto Heights School of Nursing at
Regis University and is well known in Colorado for her work at Regis and her
service on the Colorado Board of Nursing. During her tenure at Regis, Dr.
Berardinelli developed their Family Nurse Practitioner program, the RN-BSN
distance learning option, and most recently, the Regis University Center for
Excellence in Teaching and Learning. While at CU, she will be assisting the
college in three areas: beginning a faculty development program, establishing a
firm foundation with external partners for the college’s revised RN-BSN
program, and teaching in the i-LEAD master’s program.