Brookline College – Nursing Leadership
Diane Breckenridge, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF
Brookline College is pleased to introduce Diane Breckenridge, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF as our Vice President of Nursing, Executive Dean, and Chief Nurse Administrator. Previous to Brookline College. Dr. Breckenridge has 40 plus years in leadership positions in academia, health care systems, and numerous regional, state, national, and international nursing organizations. Her experience includes; Chief Nursing Administrator with program development and execution of the BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and Doctoral Programs spanning 7 campuses and two states, CA and Nevada at National University; Tenured Professor and Director of Nursing Workforce and Strategies for Success Program with La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Nursing Research Director for Abington Memorial Hospital, and Director of Undergraduate Nursing at Abington Memorial Hospital and Dixon School of Nursing. In addition to those positions Dr. Breckenridge has served as the immediate past President of Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, and is a founding board member of Nursing Service Organization of AON.
Dr. Ann Buttner, PhD, RN, CNE,
Dr. Ann Buttner, PhD, RN, CNE, has been the Dean of Nursing at the Albuquerque Campus since August 1, 2016. Dr. Buttner comes to Brookline College from Philadelphia, PA with a significant amount of experience in nursing education as well as clinical teaching expertise in both psychiatric-mental health nursing and community health nursing areas. This extensive and comprehensive nursing education background can serve to enhance the quality of the nursing programs at Brookline and provide an impetus for development of new nursing programs.