Ellen Murphy, RN, JD, FAAN
Dr. Murphy retired in 2004 but remains active in the Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). Previous positions include national President of the AORN, Vice President of the International Federation of Perioperative Nurses, and Interim Executive Director of AORN. She has expertise in legal issues and public policy in healthcare; perioperative patient safety; and leadership. She continues to serve as the Program Director for the Health Volunteers Overseas’ nursing education program in Mwanza, Tanzania and Nebbi, Uganda. She serves on the board of 16th St. Community Health Centers and chairs the 16th Street, WNA and AORN bylaws committees.