Milisa Manojlovich, Director

AACN Certification Board
July 2013 – June 2016


Milisa Manojlovich, RN, PhD, CCRN, serves a three-year term as a director on the AACN Certification Corporation board from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2016.

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 then served as an assistant professor from 2004–2011. She has been a member of AACN since 1989.

Manojlovich has been principal investigator and co-investigator for numerous grant-funded research projects.

She is currently co-investigator for two projects funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: “Expansion of the National Implementation of a Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) to Reduce CAUTI” ($2 million) and “National Implementation of Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Long Term Care Facilities” ($1.7 million).

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, Academy of Management 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.


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