Editorial board member | Dr. Thomas Edward Stenvig
Dr. Thomas Edward Stenvig
Department of Nursing
South Dakota State University College of Nursing
United States of America
Dr. Thomas Edward Stenvig been active in public health and nursing association work throughout his career. A past president of the South Dakota Nurses Association,Dr. Stenvig served eight years on the board of the American Nurses Association and was the second president of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He is board certified in nursing administration (advanced level), and is the recipient of numerous awards for professional work, including the American Nurses Association Distinguished Membership Award, a Bush Foundation fellowship, and membership as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. He is currently an Associate Professor at South Dakota State University College of Nursing and teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses. He directed the Wokunze Project funded by the Indian Health Service to support American Indians pursuing baccalaureate education in nursing. His active research program is focused on transitions of Sudanese refugees following resettlement in the U.S.
Dr. Stenvig is retired from the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service. He later served as faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and as chair of the Department of Nursing at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
Dr. Stenvig graduated with honors from Wayne State University College of Nursing and received a master's in public health from the University of Hawaii. His doctoral research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison focused on the behaviors of nurses who immunize children.