Henry Clinton Talley was appointed dean of the School of Nursing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He is the first man to hold the position.
A retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve Nurse Corps, Dr. Talley previously served as the founding director of the Michigan State University Nurse Anesthesia Program, and chief anesthetist and operations director of anesthesiology service at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Earlier in his career, Dr. Talley served as an assistant professor and associate director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at Arkansas State University.
In accepting the appointment, Dr. Talley said, “I am honored to continue my work in the important field of nursing as a member of the FAMU community. The university and its nursing school have a long and distinguished history of success, and I look forward to helping to continue the tradition of ‘Excellence with Caring.’”
Dr. Talley is a graduate of Ottawa University in Kansas. He holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis.