Dr. Anne Myers Gudmundsen
Dr. Anne Gudmundsen completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 1962. Subsequently she earned both a master’s degree in Nursing and a PhD in Administration of Higher Education at universities in Colorado. Later in her career, Dr. Gudmundsen returned to TWU and completed the family nurse practitioner program in 1997.
Dr. Gudmundsen has extensive experience as both a practicing clinician and a nurse educator. She held faculty positions at the University of Colorado and Texas Christian University. She was the dean of TWU’s College of Nursing from 1978-1989 and served for two years as the Acting Provost for the Institute of Health Sciences. During that time she received a citation from the Texas Legislature for “Outstanding Leadership as Dean of the College of Nursing.” Dr. Gudmundsen was an active member of several honorary societies, including Delta Kappa Gamma and Sigma Theta Tau International. She has conducted numerous research projects, served as a manuscript and grant reviewer, and served on editorial boards of nursing journals. She is widely published with professional journal articles and book chapters and has given over 40 local and national professional presentations.
As nursing dean she served on several state-level committees related to health care and formula funding. She has served as a nursing and curriculum consultant in Russia, Australia, and Mexico. Her work with the Peace Corps to develop a master’s program for a school in Gambia led to the College of Nursing receiving the Leadership for Peace Award. In 1995 she was recognized as one of the Great 100 Nurses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.