Terri E. WeaverPhD, RN, FAAN, ATSF
Terri Weaver is a dean at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her research on the effect of daytime sleepiness on daily behaviors and assessment of treatment outcomes. Her research career has been honored with many accolades, most recently her selection for induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. Distinguished as a leader in nursing education, Dr. Weaver was also elected in 2017 to a two-year term on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. In 2018, she was named to the first class of fellows of the American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Weaver earned her BSN at the University of Pittsburgh and her MSN and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, where she previously served as a member of its Board of Directors. Additionally, she is the Training and Education Chair for the World Federation of Sleep Research & Sleep Medicine Societies and the former chair of the national board of directors of the American Lung Association. She has also held leadership positions in the American Thoracic Society, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.