Dr. Philip Greiner, DNSc, RN

Director, School of Nursing, San Diego State University

Dr. Greiner is a leader in academic nursing and community-based participatory research. His background in public health nursing and community engagement provide a strong basis for his current work as PI on a federally funded geriatrics workforce enhancement project in San Diego, CA. This project uses a public health/partnership model to enhance geriatric education related to Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders for primary care providers and caregivers throughout the county. Dr. Greiner’s interest in patient safety stems from his involvement in state and national organizations for improving nursing and interprofessional education. Dr. Greiner received a BSN, MSN in Community Health, and a DNSc from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. He completed two post-doctoral studies and two fellowships.