Lubbock Christian University
The Prosperity Bank DSS co hosted by Lubbock Christian University and Covenant School of Nursing

August 31 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

* A nore for virtual participants.  You will be send a link for microsoft teams at least a day before the event starts.

Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS

Dr. Tim Porter-O’Grady has been a nurse for 49 years. He is currently senior partner-health systems for TPOG Associates LLC, an international health consulting practice in Tucson, AZ. Tim is an advanced practice nurse, board certified in geriatrics and wound specialties and holds two earned doctorates, one in learning behavior and another in complex systems leadership.

He has been Clinical Professor, Leadership Scholar at The Ohio State University, College of Nursing and Professor and Innovations Scholar at Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and is currently a Clinical Professor at Emory University, School of Nursing. He is nationally/internationally recognized as an expert/futurist in clinical health systems, nursing leadership, nursing professional governance, and health systems innovation.

Dr. Porter-O’Grady has consulted with over 300 clinical systems world-wide and has lectured at over 500 settings globally. He has authored/co-authored 26 books and over 225 journal publications and is a 10-time winner of the AJ N “Book of the Year Award”.

Tim is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a clinical fellow in the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists. Tim is immediate past Chair of the Board of the American Nurses Foundation, and currently serves on the board of Catholic Community Services, a community health system for the underserved in Tucson. He has also served on the editorial boards of five proctored healthcare journals.

Tim has received numerous awards including the American Organization of Nurse Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award, American Nurses Association Luther Christman Health Leadership Award, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Healthcare Pioneer Award, the American Academy of Nursing, President’s Award, and is a 2020 inductee into the ANA Nursing Hall of Fame and a 2022 inductee into the Georgia Nurses Hall of Fame.

Headshot of Tim Porter-OGrady