Suzie Miltner, RNC-OB, PhD, NEA-BC

Rebecca S. (Suzie) Miltner, PhD, RN, CNL, NEA-BC is an Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing and a Nurse Scientist at the Birmingham VA Medical Center. She is also an Associate Editor for the Journal for Healthcare Quality. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the VA National Quality Scholars Program as well as an Executive Fellowship in Patient Safety at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has extensive clinical and leadership experience in military, private, and VA acute care settings as well as experience in nursing education in both academic and organizational settings. She has been a leader in driving quality improvement efforts in several healthcare organizations. She currently teaches in the Executive Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate program at the UAB School of Nursing. Her current improvement work focuses on interprofessional QI education and creating mechanisms to increase the capacity and capability for improvement work within healthcare organizations.