DNS, RN, FCCM, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN
Dr. Ackerman’s role in the grant will be to serve as Co-PI, technology expert and Director of the Immersive Technology Lab. He is the Director of the Master of Healthcare Innovation Program as well as the Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Leadership in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University. He is a Professor of Clinical Nursing in the CON. Throughout his career, he has been involved in a variety of innovation projects, from medical device evaluation to service design, to the study of design thinking. He has a passion for technology and has always been on the disruptive edge with his teaching. He has held a variety of practice and academic leadership roles and has spent most of his career bridging these two worlds.