Commissioner – Dr. Hollie Caldwell

Dr. Hollie CaldwellHollie Caldwell, PhD, RN

Dr. Hollie Caldwell serves as the Dean of the School of Nursing at Platt College in Aurora, Colorado. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force. Dr. Caldwell has 17 years of experience as a nursing educator where she has used her clinical, leadership, and research expertise to teach a variety of courses in public, private religious, and proprietary nursing education programs at the baccalaureate and graduate level.  She earned a BSN from Loma Linda University, an MSN from the University of Phoenix and a PhD in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina with a dissertation focus in elder abuse.  In 2014, she was named an AACN – Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow.  Her scholarly endeavors include publications and presentations on forensic nursing, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program development, elder abuse recognition and prevention, facilitation of college-wide participation in accreditation efforts, patient satisfaction, the ethical usage of students in research, elder abuse screening instruments, and non-fictional observations on death.  She has served as peer reviewer for the CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and a variety of other textbook publishers.  Dr. Caldwell has provided expert witness testimony as a consultant for medical-surgical and emergency nursing cases for the last ten years.  Dr. Caldwell has served as a leader and facilitator in an initial program accreditation with ACEN and currently serves as Program Evaluator for ACEN.