Milisa Manojlovich, Director
AACN Certification Corporation Board
July 2013 – June 2016
Milisa Manojlovich, RN, PhD, CCRN, serves a three-year term as a director on the AACN Certification Corporation board of directors from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2016.
An AACN member since 1989, Manojlovich has been an associate professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 2011. With a research focus on how communication between physicians and nurses affects outcomes for hospitalized patients, she has taught at the university since 2002. She began as a graduate student instructor and served as an assistant professor from 2004-2011.
Manojlovich has been principal investigator and co-investigator for numerous grant-funded research projects. Currently, she is principal investigator for a four-year project funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “The Effect of Health Information Technology on Healthcare Provider Communication.” The purpose of this $1.6 million study is to describe in detail how communication technologies facilitate or hinder communication between nurses and physicians with the ultimate goal of identifying optimal ways to support effective communication.
Manojlovich is also a staff nurse in the University of Michigan Health System Critical Care Medical Unit. During her career, she has been a clinical nurse specialist or staff nurse in critical care units at University of Chicago; Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan; Detroit Medical Center; and St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, Indiana.
She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing, and AcademyHealth.
Manojlovich has a doctor of philosophy in nursing from University of Michigan; a Master of Science in adult critical care from Rush University, Chicago; an associate degree in nursing from Indiana University Northwest, Gary; a Bachelor of Education from University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.