Professor and Director of the School of Nursing, School of Nursing
Ann Hubbert’s career focus in nursing administration and education has been working with populations and cultural health issues. She has been a Certified Transcultural Nurse since 1999, and her expertise has aimed on education, services, and research for underserved cultural populations to reduce health disparities and improve health status and access to care. Her work in these areas has received the annual recognitions of two national and international nursing societies: The American Holistic Nurses’ Association, as Nurse of the Year, and the Transcultural Nursing Society’s Leininger Leadership Award. In addition, the Catholic Health Association’s top honor was received by the international program she created in partnership with the Indian Health Service focused on spirituality and healing. She has also been sponsored as a member of the Comanche nation for her work with partnerships among tribal nations, Indian Health Services, and Western health care services. She is a national consultant for inter-professional programs, health care systems, and colleges on transcultural health.