Robin is a scientist, leader, and scholar whose research in health care delivery and evidence translation models has improved quality of care and outcomes for patients. She was appointed to the Methodology Committee of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and serves as the committee’s chair. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the immediate past chair of the Academy Health Board of Directors. She has been inducted into Sigma’s Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame and has received the American Nurses Credentialing Center President’s Award.
Robin is currently serving as the lead investigator for Indiana University’s Grand Challenge: Responding to the Addictions Crisis. This Grand Challenge is a $50 million initiative in partnership with the State and major health care systems in Indiana to reduce substance use disorders, the number of people that die because of an opioid overdose, and babies born exposed to substances that experience neonatal abstinence syndrome.
She holds a Ph.D. M.S.N, and B.S.N. from the University of Maryland Baltimore, and a Master of General Administration from the University of Maryland University College.
Dean and Distinguished Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing