Amy Haddad, PhD, RN is Professor Emerita at Creighton University for the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions. During her time at Creighton University she served as the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics and has held the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Endowed Chair in Health Sciences since her appointment in 2005. Locally and nationally, Haddad has also served on boards for the Alzheimer’s Association, Marian High School, Nebraska Shakespeare, the Women’s Fund of Omaha, United Way of the Midlands, and recently for the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, including the Board of Health for Douglas County and the Governor’s Pandemic Commission.
Haddad added to her Doctorate in Adult Continuing Education from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Master’s in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Creighton University by completing a MFA in poetry from Queens University in Charlotte, NC in January of 2019. Her creative writing has been published in a variety of outlets including, Pulse: More Voices from the Heart of Medicine, The Bellevue Literary Review, Touch: Literary Journal of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Janus Head, and Stores of Illness and Healing: Women Writing their Bodies, an anthology from Kent State University Press.