Dorothy Jones, PhD, RN, FNI, FAAN


Jeffrey Adams, PhD, RN

Kay Avant, PhD, RN, FNI, FAAN

Lynda Juall Carpenito, MSN, CRNP, FNI

Dorothy DeMaio, EdD, RN, FAAN

T. Heather Herdman, PhD, RN, FNI
(NANDA International Executive Director)

Marge Lunney, PhD, RN, FNI

Professor Dickon Weir-Hughes, FNI
(NANDA International Past President)

Established in 1996, the NANDA International Foundation’s primary purposes are:

  • To promote the development, refinement and use of standardized nursing diagnoses in patient care
  • To provide monetary grants for the development, validation and refinement of nursing diagnoses
  • To promote the study of the relationship of nursing diagnoses to interventions and patient care outcomes and
  • To promote the use of nursing diagnoses in all branches of the nursing field, including practice, administration and education

The Foundation is governed and managed separately from NANDA International, Inc.

Donations to the Foundation

We invite you to consider a donation to the NANDA-I Foundation, so that it can continue to fund research projects well into the future. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, so your contribution may be tax-deductible. Click here to make a donation to the NANDA-I Foundation.