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Simmy King is the Chief Nursing Informatics and Education Officer at Children’s National Hospital and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr. King leads the development and strategic implementation of information systems, technology, and education to advance nursing and interprofessional practice. She has produced measurable outcomes in nursing education and technology adoption to support academic progression, prepare practice-ready nurses and to advance diversity within the nursing workforce. Her published work includes the dissemination of a validated tool to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice related to trauma-informed care, which has been adopted across academic and practice-based settings globally. Currently, she serves as Treasurer on the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Board of Directors, and as a Commissioner for the City of Fairfax, Commission for Women. As a Commissioner, she advises the mayor and city officials on legislative and policy matters relating to women and girls; advocating to address their needs, eliminating discriminatory structures and practices, and advancing equity.

Dr. King holds a DNP from The George Washington University, an MBA/MHA from the University of Maryland, Global Campus and a BSN from the University of Toronto.


Simmy King


Chief Nursing Informatics and Education Officer

Children's National Hospital

District Of Columbia

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