Dottie Roberts EdD, MSN, MACI, RN, OCNS-C, CMSRN, CNE

Editor, MEDSURG Nursing

Dr. Dottie Roberts has practiced as an orthopedic nurse and clinical nurse specialist for 28 years, including 7 years on an ortho-pure unit. Since 2005 she has been executive director of the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board and works with staff on audits. She has been a frequent author and presenter on topics of musculoskeletal health, with specific expertise in arthritis. Dr. Roberts has served as the editor of MEDSURG Nursing, official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, since 2003.