Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN
Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Valere Potter Distinguished Professor of Nursing, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Buerhaus is a recognized authority on nursing workforce issues. He is the author of The Future of the Nursing Workforce in the United States: Data, Trends and Implications, as well as many peer-reviewed articles on health services research and nursing. Dr. Buerhaus is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine and has advised policy makers and legislators on a wide variety of nursing health policy issues.