Larry Z. Slater, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, is director of the Undergraduate Program and a clinical associate professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.
His nursing experience is in neurosurgical intensive care and he is board certified in gerontological nursing. In teaching, he is an expert in technology-enhanced education and alternative teaching strategies, including flipped-classroom and active learning strategies. He has co-authored teaching resources aimed at building critical thinking/clinical judgment, including unfolding video cases building on leadership topics and a serial podcast addressing transition to practice for a newly licensed RN. Dr. Slater is passionate about honors education in nursing. He developed the LEAD Honors Program at NYU and is a co-founder INCHES, the International Consortium of Honors Educators and Scholars, an organization that supports leadership and excellence in our next generation of nurses in practice, education, research, and service. Slater is a certified nurse educator and has received awards from peers and students for his teaching. He is active in several professional nursing organizations, including the American Nurses Association (ANA), Sigma Theta Tau International, The Honor Society of Nursing, and also serves as a professional consultant for the Nursing Students Association of New York State and secretary for the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
Slater received his PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, where he also completed his post-doctoral training, focusing on the psychosocial aspects of aging with HIV. He earned his BSN from the University of Alabama.