Associate Professor (Tenured)
Laurie Posey, EdD, associate professor (tenured), specializes in curriculum design, online and blended learning, program evaluation and the use of technology to support all aspects of health professional education. Her research and scholarship focus on eLearning best practices, active- and authentic learning strategies, collaborative learning, continuous quality improvement, virtual simulation, and telehealth-enabled education.
Dr. Posey is an accomplished instructional designer with 30 years of experience designing and developing curricula and eLearning programs for academia, government, and industry. She teaches in the areas of Education and Instructional Design, Teaching with Technology, Knowledge Management, and Health Information Technology. As the former Director of Instructional Design for the School of Nursing, she supported faculty in the use of innovative pedagogical approaches to online teaching. She has led the design and development of several grant-funded eLearning programs including Nurses on the Frontline: Preparing for Emergencies and Disasters; the Graduate School Bootcamp; the Geriatric and Palliative Care Curriculum; and Interprofessional Care of People with Multiple Chronic Conditions.
Prior to coming to GW, she served as Deputy Director for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Partnerships for Training program, which used distance education to educate Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Certified Nurse Midwives in underserved communities.