Gail W. Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the MUSC College of Nursing, has been appointed to a four-year term on the National Advisory Council of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA). Dr. Stuart is dean and a tenured distinguished university professor in the MUSC College of Nursing. She is also a professor in the MUSC College of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Stuart’s clinical and research interests involve the study of depression, anxiety disorders, clinical outcomes, and mental health delivery systems. Founded in 1824 in Charleston, The Medical University of South Carolina is the oldest medical school in the south. The MUSC College of Nursing educates over 550 students in baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs.