Michelle DeCoux Hampton, RN, PhD, MS, Named Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA)
Following a search and interview process conducted by the JAPNA Associate Editor Search Committee, the APNA Board of Directors has named Michelle DeCoux Hampton, RN, PhD, MS, as the incoming Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (JAPNA).
Dr. DeCoux Hampton, who will begin her role as JAPNA Associate Editor next month, is Director of Academic Nursing and Patient Care Research for the Stanford Health Care Office of Research in Stanford, CA, as well as a current peer reviewer for JAPNA. “Throughout my career, I’ve been passionate about psychiatric-mental health care improvement, research, and writing,” she says. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to combine them in this new role as Associate Editor of JAPNA, where we’re fortunate to have influence in advancing our priorities and supporting nurse scientists and practice professionals in the psychiatric-mental health nursing field.”
“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Michelle DeCoux Hampton as Associate Editor,” JAPNA Editor-in-Chief Geraldine Pearson, PhD, APRN, FAAN says. “I look forward to collaborating with her to ensure that JAPNA continues to advance as a professional and relevant publication for psychiatric-mental health nurses. I would also like to express my sincere thanks to our outgoing JAPNA Associate Editor, Dr. Janice Goodman, for her partnership throughout the past several years. She made invaluable contributions to the journal during her tenure and I wish her well in her retirement.”
On behalf of the APNA Board of Directors, congratulations to Dr. Hampton and thank you to the members of the JAPNA Associate Editor Search Committee for their stewardship of this search.