UK College of Nursing and UK HealthCare to Host Nursing Leadership Lecture Series

Posted: October 20, 2017

The UK College of Nursing and UK HealthCare will host the third Nursing Leadership Lecture Series, featuring three prestigious nurse leaders who will examine leadership practices in an evolving health care environment.

“This is a pivotal opportunity for our community to help cultivate and prepare nurse leaders,” says Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, dean of the UK College of Nursing. “We are honored to welcome each speaker and to learn from her expertise in the field.”

The Nursing Leadership Lecture Series is free, open to the public and will be followed with a reception.


Karen Johnson, PhD, RN
Research Director, Banner University Medical Center, Phoenix
The Sexton Weaver Lectureship for Nursing
“Driving a Culture of Innovation Through Leadership"

Tuesday, October 24 at 2 p.m. in the UK Hospital Pavilion A auditorium


​Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Anne and George L. Bunting Professor of Clinical Ethics
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing
The PhD Program 30th Anniversary Lecturer
Thursday, February 8 in the UK Hospital Pavilion A auditorium, time TBD


Marion Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Ruby Wilson Professor of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing
The Antonides-Williams Lecturer
Thursday, March 29 in the UK Hospital Pavilion A auditorium, time TBD