Posted: August 18, 2017
The College was proud to celebrate its five newest Hall of Fame inductees at the 21c Museum Hotel on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
Established in 2006, the College of Nursing Hall of Fame identifies distinguished graduates and their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession.
"Drs. Hill, Ridner, Stanhope, Swartz and Wolf are pioneers who truly embody the Wildcat spirit – a spirit of curiosity and determination – one that impacts nursing practice through teaching with excellence, advancing scholarly practice ,generating nursing science and embracing differences," says Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FNAP, FAANP, dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing.
Karen S. Hill, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer
Baptist Health Lexington
BSN 1987, MSN 1990, DNP 2009
Sheila H. Ridner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director, PhD in Nursing Science Program
Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of Nursing
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Marcia K. Stanhope, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor Emeritus, UK College of Nursing
Former Director of Good Samaritan
Colleen H. Swartz, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP
Chief Nurse Executive/Chief Administrative Officer
BSN 1987, DNP 2011
Gail A. Wolf, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Former Chief Nursing Officer
University of Pittsburgh Health Care System