Jane Shivnan, M.Sc.N., R.N., A.O.C.N.
Executive Director of Clinical Quality and Nursing
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.
Ms. Shivnan also directs 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. IJHN provides continuing nursing education activities, hosts visitors and supports initiatives that disseminate the expertise and scholarship of faculty and nurses internationally. She supports the Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre as their senior nurse advisor.
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. She is an instructor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing department of health systems and outcomes. She holds a joint appointment in oncology in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and is adjunct assistant professor at the Hariri School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
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.