Debra Hampton PhD, MSN, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, CENP
Assistant Dean of MSN & DNP Programs, Academic Coordinator of Graduate Leadership Programs

Debra Hampton received her MSN and PhD in nursing degrees from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing. Dr. Hampton is an experienced nursing leader, having served as a first line manager, middle manager, chief nursing officer, and as a senior executive (System Site CEO). As a seasoned educator, she has developed and taught various courses as a part-time instructor since 1996 for the College’s undergraduate, master’s and DNP programs. Dr. Hampton currently teaches full time in the DNP Program, including courses in technology/informatics, finance, leadership and others, and she coordinates the MSN Leadership, BSN Executive Leadership as well as the MSN-DNP Clinical and Executive Leadership Tracks. Dr. Hampton has also worked as a full-time assistant professor in the online graduate program at Loyola University New Orleans and part time as an adjunct assistant professor in the online RN-to-BSN Program at Our Lady University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-4175

Fax: (859) 323-1057

Email: debra.hampton@uky.edu



PhD, University of Cincinnati, 1996
MSN, University of Cincinnati, 1981
BSN, Eastern Kentucky University, 1975


Empowerment, Engagement, Incivility/Psychological Violence and Online Course Teaching and Learning Outcomes


Dr. Debra Hampton's CV