Dr. Janet S. Fulton earned her B.S.N. from the College of Mount St. Joseph, her M.S.N. from the University of Cincinnati, and her Ph.D. from Ohio State University. She joined the Indiana University (IU) faculty in 2002 as an associate professor of nursing at the School of Nursing in Indianapolis. She was promoted to full professor in 2012. She served as the associate dean for graduate programs from 2016 to 2018. She earned the additional, honorary title of Centennial Endowed Professor in Innovations in Nursing Education in 2020.
Fulton serves as the editor-in-chief of the academic journal titled Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice.