VALERIE JEAN FLATTES
  • Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, CON, College Of Nursing
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing
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Professional Service

  • Salt Lake County Aging Services. Salt Lake County Aging Services: Accreditation Task Force. Chair: Reports Committee. 06/01/2013 - 09/01/2013
  • Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Role: working member. Research Committee (SIG) 9/2015-8/2016: Chair-elect. 09/16/2011 - present
  • Multicultural Health Netwrork . Role: member. member of steering committee. 01/2008 - 12/2009

Internal Service

  • Health Sciences Antiracism Commission. member and subcommittee chair, 11/20/2020 - present. University service.
  • Student Scholarship Oversight Committee. member, 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2021. College service.
  • Graduate Scholarship Committee. member, 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2021. College service.
  • Executive Committee of the College Council . Chair , 07/01/2017 - 09/04/2018. College service.
  • Faculty Search Committee. member, 07/01/2016 - present. College service.
  • Outreach and Inclusion committee. member, 08/24/2015 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee. member, 11/06/2014 - present. College service.

Community Partnership

  • Council on Diversity Affairs: two subcommittees: criminal justice and health initiatives. 09/24/2020 - present
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Salt Lake City. Birth Outcomes Task Force. 03/24/2014 - present
  • Health Disparities Advisory Council, Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities. 09/01/2013 - present
  • Obesity in Minorities Advisory Board, Utah Office of Health Disparities Reduction. 08/01/2011 - 09/01/2013
  • Utah Eritrea Connection - Board member. 01/01/2005 - present
  • Health Sciences LEAP lecturer. 01/2004 - present
  • Coordinator - Health Sciences Academy at the College of Nursing. 01/2004 - 01/2012
  • Salt County Aging Services, Nurse Practitioner volunteer. 08/2001 - 09/30/2016

Honors & Awards

  • State Award for Community Service. Utah Nurse Practitioners, 11/20/2020
  • Service award. University of Utah College of Nursing , 08/17/2019
  • Geriatric Nursing Education Award. Western Institute of Nursing, 04/13/2018
  • Rising Star Award. Sigma Theta Tau, International , 10/2017
  • 2012 State Award for Excellence in Research. Utah Nurse Practitioners, 11/14/2012
  • Excellence in Education Award. Gamma Rho Chapter -Sigma Theta Tau International , 04/09/2010
  • 2006-2007. Faculty Spirit Award , 2007
  • Hospital Nurse of the Year. Indian Health Service , 1994