Judi Godsey, RN, MSN
Awarded June 2012
President and CEO at Collaborative Health Consultants, LLC
Assistant Professor and MSN Informatics Coordinator
School of Nursing, Xavier University
Judi Godsey, RN, MSN is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she also coordinates Health Technology Initiatives and Nursing Informatics for the College of Social Science, Health and Education. Professor Godsey is currently leading the development of a new Health Informatics Interprofessional Masters of Science (HIIMS) Program. This innovative program, which combines the fields of Nursing, Business, and Health Services Administration, is projected to launch at Xavier Fall 2014. The HIIMS Program includes concentrations in Population Health, Business Health, and Health Innovations.
Professor Godsey designed and launched an interactive, web based, nursing informatics competencies training course. The course, called "Successful Orientation to Learning Online (SOLO) Informatics Training" is the topic of Professor Godsey's dissertation. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing at the University of Hawaii, where she plans to graduate Summer 2014. More than 1200 undergraduate and graduate nursing students from two states have completed SOLO Informatics Training with statistically significant increases in informatics competencies, as measured by the Self-Assessment of Nursing Informatics Competency Scale (SANICS; Yoon, et al, 2010).
Professor Godsey received her undergraduate nursing degrees from Northern Kentucky University, where she later completed her MSN and received the Clinical Excellence Award for Nursing Administration and was recognized as an Outstanding MSN graduate. Professor Godsey's professional nursing experience includes critical care, clinical operations management, medical practice administration and clinical research. Her experience also includes Assistant Professor and Distance Learning Coordinator at Northern Kentucky University, where she founded and directed the Northern Kentucky Nursing Research Collaborative and received NKU's Outstanding Alumna Award. Professor Godsey also served as NKU's Chapter President of Sigma Theta Tau International, leading the Honor Society to be recognized with two prestigious International Nursing Research Advancement Awards. Her national audiences include the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA); the ANCC Magnet Conference; the NLN Educator's Conference, and the Council on Post-Secondary Education at the Library of Congress (where she was also recognized for her contributions to the Public Good).