Julie A. Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN

Julie A. Fairman
Julie Fairman is the Nightingale Professor of Nursing and Chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her work on the history of critical care earned her awards from the American Association of the History of Nursing and her first book, Critical Nursing: A History, received favorable reviews in the national and regional popular press and from reviewers in professional journals. Her most recent book, Making Room in the Clinic; Nurse Practitioners and the Evolution of Modern Health Care is in its second printing and recently out in paperback. She is currently working on a history of the intersection of health policy and nurse practitioners in the United States from 1980 to the present.