VP, Practice & Innovation
American Nurses Association
Dr. Clipper is the VP, Practice & Innovation for the American Nurses Association. Prior to this role she served as a chief nurse executive for 20 years. She is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse alumna and an ASU/AONE Executive Fellow in Health Innovation Leadership alumna. She currently serves on the advisory panel for Improving Health Systems and Reducing Disparities for the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and on the editorial advisory board for Telehealth in Medicine Today. Bonnie is a strong advocate for bringing nurses into the innovation space and was responsible for building the ANA’s Innovation Framework, which includes celebrating nursing innovation, developing innovation competencies among nurses and facilitating nurses in creation and invention. Dr. Clipper is a clinical assistant professor for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, School of Nursing and is a guest lecturer at Winona State University School of Nursing. Bonnie is passionate about developing millennial leaders and has authored the book The Nurse Managers Guide to an Intergenerational Workforce and was a key member of the writing team for The Innovation Roadmap: A Guide for Nurse Leaders.