EdD, Florida International University; MSN, University of Miami; BSN, Florida State University

Research Interests

Community health; geriatrics; nursing education


Diane Whitehead has been actively teaching and administering associate degree, undergraduate, and graduate nursing programs for many years. Dr. Whitehead has published in the areas of nursing leadership and management and online nursing education. Her textbook, Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management, has been used in nursing programs for more than a decade. Dr. Whitehead is an active participant in national nursing organizations including the Organization of Nursing Executives, the National League for Nursing, and the Nursing Consortium of South Florida. She is a fellow in the Academy of Nurse Educators.