Michelle Byrne PhD, RN, CNE, CNOR


Dr. Michelle Byrne is a frequently honored nurse educator whose expertise is in the role development of nurse educators. She currently serves as a professor of nursing at the University of West Georgia, a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting state university. Dr. Byrne teaches nursing education content addressing instructional methods, assessment and evaluation, quality and safety, and curriculum development, as well as academic educator practicums in both the Masters and Doctoral programs. In addition, she teaches qualitative research for the EdD in nursing education students, and directs scholarly projects for MSN students as well as leads doctoral dissertation research. Dr. Byrne has served on the CNE Commission from 2011-present. She is a former national president for the Competency and Credentialing Institute, the certification board for the CNOR credential. Dr. Byrne is on the editorial review board for Nursing Education Perspectives, and is a peer reviewer.