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Daniel Weberg, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Assistant Professor Daniel Weberg’s career has revolved around nursing education. He has taught medical courses at Ohio State University as well as his alma mater, Arizona State University, with an emphasis on innovation leadership. In addition, Dr. Weberg has written for educational textbooks and other publications and presented on nursing-related topics at the regional and national level.

Education and Training

  • BS, RN, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
  • MHI (Master's in Healthcare Innovation), Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
  • PhD, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation


Selected Prior Positions

2006-present Owner and President
Simovative Solutions Consulting
2010-2012 Clinical Assistant Professor, Nursing and Innovation
Arizona State University (ASU)
2011-2013 Director, System Nursing Education
The Ohio State University Medical Center
2013-2017 Director, National Nursing Innovation
Kaiser Permanente
2013-present Assistant Professor, Innovation Programs
Ohio State University
2017-2018 Faculty Associate, Nursing DNP Programs
2018-present Senior Director, Innovation and Leadership
Kaiser Permanente


Selected Honors and Awards

2004 ASU STAR Award
2010 Induction into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau
2010-2011 Faculty Innovator Award
ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation
2011 Collaborative Leadership Award
Engineering Projects for Community Service
2017 American Journal of Nursing Top Books Award
Top 3 Honor

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Weberg D. Transformational leadership and staff retention: an evidence review with implications for healthcare systems. Nursing Administration Quarterly 2010;34(3):246-258.
  • Weberg D. Complexity Leadership: A Healthcare Imperative. Nursing Forum 2012;47(4):268-277.
  • Weberg D. Enhancing Innovation Skills: VHA Nursing Leaders Use Creative Approaches to Inspire Future Thinking. Nurse Leader 2013;11(2):32-40.
  • Weberg D, Weberg K. Seven Behaviors to Advance Teamwork: Findings from a Study of Innovation Leadership in a Simulation Center. Nursing Administration Quarterly 2014;38(3): 230-237.
  • D’Alfonso J, Zuniga A, Weberg D, Orders AE. Leading the Future We Envision: Nurturing a Culture of Innovation Across the Continuum of Care. Nursing Administration Quarterly 2016;40(1):68-75.


  • Weberg, D., Porter-O’Grady, T., and Malloch, K. (2016). Leadership for evidence-based innovation in nursing and health professions. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Weberg, D., Porter-O’Grady, T., Mangold, K., and Malloch, K. (2018). Leadership in Nursing Practice. Jones & Bartlett Learning.