Professor Gebbie was named Joan Grabe Dean at Hunter in September of 2009. She served for 14 years as Elizabeth Standish Gill Professor of Nursing and Director, Center for Health Policy at Columbia University School of Nursing where she led multiple research projects related to emergency preparedness, competency-based education, public health practice and nursing. Professor Gebbie is widely published in nursing, public health and policy journals.
2011 Public Health Nurse of the Year, University of California Los Angeles School of Nursing
2010 Pioneering Spirit Award, GE Healthcare-American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
2010 Honorary Member, Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society
2010 Isabel Maitland Stewart Lecture, Teachers College, Columbia University
2008 Distinguished Trustee (Lutheran Healthcare). United Hospital Fund.
2008 Balderson Lifetime Public Health Leadership Award. National Public Health Leadership Development Network.
2007 Theodore Ervin Award for Outstanding Service, Public Health Foundation
2004 Association of State and Territorial Directors of Nursing Recognition Award
2003 Ruth B. Freeman Award, American Public Health Association Public Health Nursing Section
Dr. Gebbie gives occasional invited lectures on topics such as disaster and emergency preparedness, resilience, public health nursing and competency development.
Professor Gebbie is an elected member of the American Academy of Nursing, the Institute of Medicine and the New York Academy of Medicine.
She serves on the Board of Directors of Australian Lutheran College.