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Aimee Milliken

Associate Professor of the Practice


Aimee Milliken, Ph.D., RN, HEC-C, is an associate professor of the practice at the Connell School of Nursing. She practiced as a critical care nurse for over a decade and spent five years as a clinical ethicist, including serving as the Executive Director of a high-volume ethics service at a large academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She received her Ph.D. from Boston College, where her dissertation involved the development and psychometric validation of the Ethical Awareness Scale. During her postdoctoral fellowship, she received funding to research trends in ethics consultation. Dr. Milliken has taught, published, and presented nationally and internationally on the topics of nursing ethics and clinical ethics. She is the Co-Editor of the Clinical Ethics Handbook for Nurses: Emphasizing Context, Communication, and Collaboration (Springer, 2022).

Selected Appointments & Awards

  • 2020 Harvard Medical School Excellence in Mentoring, Nominee
  • 2018 Boston College Connell School of Nursing Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • 2016 IPONS Student Paper Award Winner
  • 2016-2018 Jonas Scholar
  • 2015 ASBH Student Paper Award Finalist