Tiffany A. Love, PhD, FACHE, APRN, GNP, ANP-BC, CHC, PLC
Tiffany Love, founder of the Love Leadership Foundation, is an award-winning keynote speaker and C-suite executive with more than 30 years of healthcare experience. She is an adult and gerontological nurse practitioner as well as a certified public leader through the Harvard Kennedy School. She also serves as coordinator, nurse planner and guest faculty member for Harvard Medical School’s continuing medical education course, “Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare,” and as an advisory council member for the Harvard Business Review. Dr. Love is also an advisory board member for Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society’s Center for Excellence in Nursing Education and an adviser for its Nurse Leadership Academy for Practice. She is currently associate vice president/CNO at the University of Vermont Health Network Porter Medical Center. Previously, she served for eight years in various roles at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. As an international leader in the advancement of women and diverse healthcare executives, Dr. Love serves as chair of the board of directors for the Healthcare Diversity Council, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting culturally competent care, inclusiveness and equity; she was recognized as one of its “Top 3 Healthcare Diversity Leaders” in 2021. Previously, Dr. Love received ACHE’s Service and Regent’s awards for being the organization’s most requested mentor and career adviser and for developing multiple inaugural diversity, equity and inclusion committees, educational offerings and DEI initiatives that have successfully advanced diverse professionals to higher levels of leadership. Dr. Love received her doctorate in graduate studies (healthcare research) from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, as well as two Master of Science degrees in nursing (adult and gerontological nurse practitioner) after graduating from Cleveland State University. She was born and raised in Cleveland and enjoys listening to audiobooks, writing and visiting museums, and spending time with her young-adult daughter. Dr. Love is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.