Ruth Waibel, RN, PhD, FACHE, is the interim dean of Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Phoenix campus. She spent seven years at Ohio University in Athens as an assistant professor, student advisor and program coordinator. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member at Old Dominion University School of Nursing in Norfolk, Va., and spent three years as a graduate research assistant for the Center for Pediatric Research of Children’s Health System & Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Waibel has served as the interim dean of Chamberlain College of Nursing’s St. Louis campus, and as the interim consultant for perioperative services at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, Mo. Her experience in acute care includes positions as director of perioperative services at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio; assistant administrator of surgical services at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Inc. in Norfolk; and corporate director of ambulatory services at Children’s Health System in Norfolk.