Paula Kral MSN, RN
In 1980 Paula Kral received her BSN degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She worked in several acute care areas as a bedside staff nurse at the University Kentucky Medical Center. During her time there, Kral became one of the first nurses to work in the bone marrow transplant unit. In 1986 she completed her MSN in adult nursing with a functional area in education. She began teaching that same year in the undergraduate nursing program at UK. She has been a clinical instructor, lecturer, and lab instructor. She enjoys instructing first and second semester sophomore students in the laboratory setting. Kral is the faculty advisor for the Undergraduate Nursing Activities and Advisory Council. In 2008 she received the Gloe Bertram Award presented by the UK College of Nursing.