Clinical Associate Professor
Patricia Reid Ponte, RN, D.N.Sc., FAAN, NEA-BC, is a clinical Associate Professor at the William F. Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Reid Ponte is President of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board of Directors, a past chair of the ANCC Commission on Magnet, and a past president of the Massachusetts Organization of Nurse Executives. She is an active member in the American Academy of Nursing, where she currently serves as a member of the Finance Committee.
Dr. Reid Ponte received both her D.N.Sc. and master’s degree from Boston University and her bachelor’s degree in nursing for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Reid Ponte was a 2001-2004 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Executive Fellow. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and completed the Health Care Quality Advanced Training Program (ATP) at Intermountain Health Care in 2008. Dr. Reid Ponte is also a board member of Raising a Reader of Massachusetts.