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Johns Hopkins Medicine International Leadership Team

Jane Shivnan, M.Sc.N., R.N., A.O.C.N.

Executive Director of Clinical Quality and Nursing

Jane Shivnan, Johns Hopkins Medicine International staff member

Ms. Jane Shivnan provides strategic oversight and leadership for clinical, consulting and educational activities that leverage the collective expertise and experience of Johns Hopkins nurses to improve the quality of health care provided through and in collaboration with JHI.  She also provides oversight for the JHI Quality program.

Ms. Shivnan's career includes extensive administrative and project management experience. She was nurse manager of the blood and marrow transplant unit and assistant director of nursing at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins prior to her current positions. She led the successful designation in 2003 of The Johns Hopkins Hospital as a Magnet Hospital, a distinction achieved by only a few health care organizations. Prior to joining JHI, Ms. Shivnan was Executive Director of the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing (IJHN), a partnership between the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and The Johns Hopkins Hospital department of nursing, and she continues to be IJHN’s Nurse Planner for international activities.  She holds a joint appointment in oncology in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 

Ms. Shivnan has presented nationally and internationally on clinical and administrative topics. Her publications include clinical (oncology and critical care) and leadership topics. Ms. Shivnan holds certification in Advanced Oncology Nursing from the U.S. Oncology Nursing Society.  She was recognized for her leadership in oncology nursing with the Roxane Laboratories/ Oncology Nursing Society Linda Arenth Award for Excellence in Cancer Nursing Administration.


  • Nursing Leadership
  • International Nursing Practice
  • Oncology Nursing

Awards and Recognition