July 2021-June 2022
Rose Hata, DNP, MBA, RN, APRN, CCRN-K, CCNS, NEA-BC, serves a three-year term as a director on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2022. She also serves a one-year term as treasurer from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022.
An AACN ambassador, Hata was a member of the Advanced Practice Institute (API) Program Planning Committee (2016-2017), the AACN Nominating Committee (2015-2016) and the Scholarship Review Panel (2014-2015). She is a member of the Hawaiian Islands Chapter and served a term as president in 2013-2014.
With over 19 years of nursing experience, Hata has served Hawaii’s community since 2009 in various roles, including ICU nurse and clinical nurse specialist. Hata is currently director of the Queen Emma Nursing Institute at The Queen’s Medical Center (QMC) in Honolulu. As director, she oversees nursing professional development programs to advance nursing excellence, including nursing research fellowships, evidence-based practice internships and QMC’s clinical ladder program.
In addition to AACN, her affiliations include membership in Sigma and the American Organization for Nurse Leadership. She also serves on the advisory board of the Hawaii State Center for Nursing. She has co-written articles for Nursing Management and Nursing Clinics of North America and given many presentations on evidence-based practice, communication styles and ICU progressive mobility.
Hata has been honored with many awards, including The Queen’s Health Systems Founders’ Award (2020), Shidler College of Business Freeman Fellow (2017), QMC Employee of the Year (2015) and the Hawaii State 50 Exceptional Nurses Award (2010).
Hata earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She received a Master of Science in Nursing from University of California, San Francisco.