Holly Evans Madison

Biomedical Sciences
Director of Nursing

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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University of Massachusetts in Amherst, 2010
M.S. Nursing, Pace University
B.S. Psychology, Ramapo College

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Nominated for Distinguished Faculty of the Year, Excelsior College, 2015 - 2016                              
  • Beta Zeta at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Dissertation Research Grant - 2007


  • Madison, H. E. (2011). Clients with Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Illness. (2011). In C. S. Jacelon (Ed.) The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum (6th ed.). Glenview, IL: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.
  • Madison, H.E. (2000). Theories of Aging (2000). In A. G. Lueckonotte (Ed.) Gerontologic Nursing (2nd ed.). St. Louis. MO: Mosby.
  • Reviewed: Parsons, M. A., Murdaugh, C. L, & Pender, N.J. (2010). Health Promotion in Nursing Practice (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Dr. Holly Evans Madison joined Hodges University’s in fall 2016. As the director of nursing for Hodges’ School of Health Sciences, she spends much of her time meeting with local hospital administrators to determine the workforce needs in Southwest Florida.

Spending more than 25 years in the field of nursing, Madison has experience as a Critical Care Unit staff nurse, a cardiac rehabilitation nurse and hospital staff educator, and Intensive Care Unit staff nurse. Moving to the world of academia, she served as a member of the nursing faculty at Southern Vermont College, which led to her accepting the position of chair of the nursing program.

From 2010-2014, she served as the director of nursing baccalaureate completion program at Maria College before going to work for Excelsior College to serve as the faculty program director for the specialization in nursing leadership and administration of health care systems tract.

Madison is a registered professional nurse in both New York and Vermont. She holds memberships in the American Association of Nurse Executives (AONE) and Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). 

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