Dr. Teri Pipe is dean of the College of Nursing & Health Innovation at Arizona State University (ASU). She joined ASU in 2011. In 2016 Dr. Pipe was appointed Chief Well-Being Officer for Arizona State University and leads ASU’s Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Before coming to ASU, Dr. Pipe served as director of Nursing Research and Innovation at Mayo Clinic Arizona. In 2014 she was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow.
She is an expert on nursing leadership, interprofessionalism and mindfulness, which is an approach that helps people increase their well-being and performance by being fully present, focused and aware. Her research interests include resilience in professional and clinical populations, health promotion and wellness, positive coping and stress management, oncology, and gerontology.
Dr. Pipe earned her PhD in Health Policy and Administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University. Since joining ASU she has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. Nationally, she was invited to be a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Futures Task Force. She serves on the Mayo Clinic Care Network Chief Nursing Officer Consortium, on the Sigma Theta Tau Advisory Council on Excellence in Nursing Education, on the Arizona Health Improvement Plan Steering Committee and is a former director of the Board of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital,. She has been awarded the Beta Upsilon Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Award and was honored as a Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Hero in 2014.