Mattia J. Gilmartin, PhD, RN, FAAN

Executive Director, Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystems Elders (NICHE) Program, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

2020 Fellow

Mattia J. Gilmartin PhD, RN, FAAN is Executive Director of the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders Program (NICHE) of New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, where she leads a 500-member organization to create age-friendly healthcare services for our nation’s 48 million older adults. Her research, published in high-impact journals, spans the boundaries of nursing and management and advances understanding of leadership competencies for planned organizational change, voluntary turnover, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Mattia holds a master’s degree in nursing and an MBA from the University of San Francisco, and a PhD degree from the University of Virginia School of Nursing, which named her its 2018 Distinguished Alumna. She is an elected fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the National Academies of Practice, and the New York Academy of Medicine, as well as a past chair of the Academy of Management Healthcare Management Division.