Alumna Joy Parchment is a veteran nurse executive, executive leadership coach and speaker, and assistant professor at the UCF College of Nursing. Parchment publishes in the areas of professional nursing practice, including the nursing work environment, nurse manager role, leadership competencies, diversity, equity, and belonging, and nursing leadership science. The focus of her research targets inclusivity in practice environments. Her greatest desire is to build the leadership competency of nurse leaders so they can cultivate empowering practice environments.

  • PhD, University of Central Florida
  • MSN, Anna Maria College
  • BSN, Andrews University
Selected Editorial Activities
  • Editorial board member, Nursing Administration Quarterly
  • Reviewer, Nursing Management
  • Reviewer, Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing
  • Reviewer, Nursing Forum
  • Reviewer, Journal of Nursing Management
Selected Awards & Honors
  • Excellence in Nursing Leadership, Florida Organization of Nurse Executives, 2020
  • Noble Knight Award for Leadership, University of Central Florida, 2020
  • Mentor Award, American Organization of Nurse Executives, 2019
Selected Professional Activities
  • Appointed Board Member & Chair Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Committee, American Organization for Nursing Leadership
  • Commission on Magnet Recognition, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • American Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Association for Leadership Science in Nursing
  • National Speakers Association

Expertise & Research

  • Acute Care
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • Leadership / Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Violence