Brent MacWilliams

Assistant Director of Accelerated BSN Program, Associate Professor, Cohort Facilitator - Accel February Cohorts
College of Nursing

macwillb@uwosh.edu

Education

  • - PhD, Education, Capella University, 2010
  • - MS Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2003
  • - BS Nursing, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 1995

 

Certification(s)

  • - Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber, 2003-present
  • - Registered Nurse Licensure, 1996-present

 

Expertise/Leadership

  • - Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • - End of Life Palliative Care Advanced Practice Trained
  • - Post Licensure Program Director 2017-19
  • - American Association For Men in Nursing Foundation - President 2019-present
  • - American Association For Men in Nursing National - President 2017-19

 

Publication(s)

  • - Mott, J.,Schmidt, B., & MacWilliams.,B.R. (2019) Male Caregivers: Shifting roles among family caregivers. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, DOI: 10.1188/19.CJON.E17-E24
  • - Schmidt, B., MacWilliams, B. R., & Neal-Boylan (2016). Becoming Inclusive: A Code of Conduct for Inclusion and Diversity. Journal of Professional Nursing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.08.014
  • - Foronda, C., MacWilliams, B. R., & McArthur (2016) Interprofessional communication in healthcare: An integrative review. Nursing Education in Practice. 19(36-40)DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.04.005
  • - Hachfeld, L., MacWilliams, B. R., & Schmidt, B. (2015) Physical Awareness a Key to Improving Adolescent Male Health. Journal for Nurse Practitioners. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2015.10.024
  • - Foronda, C., Alhusen, J., Budhathoki, C., Lamb, M., Tinsley, K., MacWilliams, B., Daniels, J., Baptiste, D., Reese, K., & Bauman, E. (2015). A mixed methods study to develop and validate a measure of nurse-to-physician communication in simulation. Nursing Education Perspectives.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2016.04.005
  • - Bleich, M. R., MacWilliams, B. R., & Schmidt, B. (2015). Advancing diversity through Inclusive excellence in nursing education. Journal of Professional Nursing, 113(1), 38-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2014.09.003
  • - Schmidt, B., & MacWilliams, B. R. (2015). Evaluating an accelerated nursing Program: A dashboard for diversity. Journal of Professional Nursing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2014.09.001
  • - MacWilliams, B. R. (2013). Leading in a complex health care environment. In C. L. Coleman, C. L. Man up! A practical guide for men in nursing (pp. 46-64). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
  • - MacWilliams, B. R., Schmidt, B., & Bleich, M. R. (2013). Men in nursing. American Journal of Nursing, 113(1), 38-44. doi: 0.1097/01.NAJ.0000425746.83731.16.
  • - Schmidt, B., & MacWilliams, B (2011) Admission criteria for undergraduate nursing programs: A systematic review. Nurse Educator 36(4), 171-174. doi:10.1097/NNE.0b013e31821fdb9d
  • - MacWilliams, B.R., & Schmidt B. The Wisconsin Diversity Assessment Tool Wisconsin Center of Nursing, Inc.
  • - Eide, Y., Keller, P., MacWilliams, B.R., Pinekenstein, B., Veal, J., & Hansen, J Implementation of IOM Future of Nursing Report: A Wisconsin Profile, Wisconsin Center of Nursing, Inc.
  • - O’Lynn, C., & MacWilliams, B. R (2013). AAMN Recognition of Excellence for Nursing Educational Environments Supportive of Men, American Assembly for Men in Nursing. Retrieved from http://aamn.org/awschool.shtml
  • - MacWilliams, B. R., et.al, (2013) The Wisconsin Nursing Workforce: Status and Recommendations, The Status of Nursing Diversity, Wisconsin Center of Nursing, Inc.
  • - Lecher, W., & MacWilliams, B. R., (2013) American Assembly for Men in Nursing Strategic alignment with the Future of Nursing report and recommendations. American Assembly for Men in Nursing.

 

Presentation(s)

  • - Foundation Update, Keynote, American Association For Men in Nursing, Orlando, Florida, 2019
  • - Male Caregivers: Shifting roles among family caregivers. Podium, American Association For Men in Nursing, Orlando, Florida, 2019
  • - Palliative Care: ELNEC For Veterans Training, Keynote, Introduction to ELNEC For Veterans Training. American Association For Men in Nursing, Orlando, Florida, 2019
  • - Increasing the number of men in nursing. MacWilliams, B., Patterson, R., Schmidt, B. Panel Discussion webinar. University at Albany, 2018.
  • - Wisconsin Nurse Leadership Academy: Podium; Diversity and Generational Gifts September 28th-29th, 2017, Gunderson Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
  • - National Conference 42nd Annual Meeting American Association of Men in Nursing, Men in Nursing: Keynote; “National President’s Address.” September 21st-23rd, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • - Indiana Center For Nursing: Changing the Face of Nursing Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion Seminar: Keynote; “Attracting Diverse Leaders through Sustainable Climate Change.” November 12th, 2016, Indianapolis, Indiana (Presentation in folder).
  • - National Conference 41st Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Men in Nursing: “Shifting The Tides: Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity in Nursing: Podium; Physical Awareness a Key to Improving Adolescent Male Health. September 22nd-24th, Miami, Florida.
  • - Allen College Commencement Speaker, Allen College, August 12th, 2016, Waterloo, Iowa.
  • - California Workforce Initiatives, Men in Nursing State conference. Keynote; “Strong Minds, Healing Hands, and Compassionate Hearts,” Progression in the Profession November 13th and 14th, Anaheim, California, 2015.
  • - ETA Pi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Fall Research Day, Podium; “Give Back to Pay It Forward” Podium; Wisconsin Diversity Assessment Tool: A set of Evidence-based Metrics for Diversity and Inclusion. October 2nd, 2015, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
  • - National Conference 40th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Men in Nursing: “Men Leading Interprofessional Practice: We’re All In This Together.” Podium; Networking Event User Experience Fish Bowl. September 15th-17th, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2015.
  • - National Conference 39th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Men in Nursing: “Guided by the Past, Based in the Present, and Unfolding Our Future.” Podium; Development of the Wisconsin Diversity Assessment Tool. October 15th-17th, St. Louis, Missouri, 2014.
  • - College of the Desert, California Workforce Initiatives, Men in Nursing regional conference. Keynote; Challenges and Strategies to Create Inclusion, September 12th, Palm Springs, California, 2014.
  • - Allen College, Men in Nursing conference. Keynote; Understanding the Challenges Men Face in a Predominately Female Profession. May, 30th, Waterloo, Iowa, 2014.
  • - Mission College, Men in Nursing Workshop. Keynote; Men in Nursing; Challenges and Strategies to create Inclusion. May, 2nd, Santa Clara, California, 2014.
  • - ETA Pi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, Fall Research Day, “Give Back to Pay It Forward” Podium; Nursing: A vision for the 21st Century. November 4th, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 2013.
  • - National Conference 38th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Men in Nursing: “Guided by the Past, Based in the Present, and Unfolding Our Future.” Podium; Recognition of Excellence for Nursing Education Supportive of Men. October 23-25th, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 2013.
  • - The Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers Taking the Long View: The Evolving Role of Nurse Leaders from Bedside to Boardroom. Podium; Inclusive Excellence: A tool to create 21st century nursing leaders. June 19-20th, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2013.
  • - Wisconsin Center of Nursing: Cultivating a Diverse Nursing Workforce. Podium; The WCN Diversity Taskforce Experts panel; Develop a Standardized System with Benchmarks June 10th, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2013.
  • - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Social Justice: The Next Step For Diversity And Inclusion. Podium; Men in Nursing, April 1-5th, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 2013.
  • - National Conference 37th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Partners and Leaders in Nursing’s Future. Podium; Inclusive Excellence: An Evidence-based Scorecard for Gender Diversity in Nursing Education, October 24-25th, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  • - National Association for Perinatal Care Poster presentation; Circle of Success: Shaken-Baby Education October 17-21st, Tampa, Florida. Winner; National Perinatal Research Award for Models of Care, 2012.
  • - National Conference 37th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Podium; Inclusive Excellence A Scorecard for Gender Diversity. October 24-26th, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  • - National Conference 37th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing, Podium; Advancing Men in Nursing through Social Media. October 24-26th, San Francisco, CA, 2012.
  • - Setting the Stage for Collaborative Education & Practice Wisconsin Center for Nursing. Honorable Mention. Podium; Gender Recalibration How will Nursing Respond to New faces within the Discipline. June 4th, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, 2012.
  • - FortHealth Care Leadership Retreat. Keynote, The Future of Nursing Report: leading Change Robert Wood Johnson, Institute of Medicine (IOM) The Key Takeaways and Strategies. February 16th, Fort Atkinson, WI, 2011.
  • - Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care Poster; Circle of Success: Shaken-Baby Education April 16th, Green Bay, WI, 2011.
  • - Eta Pi Fall Research Day. Podium; Raising of the Novice Clinician: A Grounded Theory November 4th, Oshkosh, WI, 2011.
  • - National Conference 36th Annual Meeting American Assembly of Men in Nursing. Podium; Joining the 20x20 Choose Nursing Campaign: How to use the AAMN recruitment tools to recruit more men into nursing, University of Kentucky College of Nursing. October 19-21st, Lexington, Kentucky, 2011.

 

Award(s) and Honor(s)

  • - Gene Tranbarger Writing Award, 2019
  • - Gene Tranbarger Writing Award, 2014
  • - APEX Award Winner for Feature Articles, 2013
  • - National Perinatal Association Research Award for Models of Care, 2012

 

Grant(s)

  • - UW-Oshkosh’s Spark Mini-Grant application for the 2016-2017 approved October 25th for $1500
  • - Wisconsin Center of Nursing Robert Wood Johnson Grant writing Team Phase 2, Madison, Wisconsin, Sip grant funded $150,000, 2014
  • - Faculty Development Research Grant (no funding) University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2011