Heather Robertson Named to Kentucky Radon Advisory Committee
Heather Robertson, administrator of the Clean Indoor Air Partnership at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, was recently appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Radon Advisory Committee. Robertson represents the Kentucky Cancer Consortium.
Faculty Recognized by American Heart Association
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Frazier, Dr. Misook Chung and Dr. Rebecca Dekker, all faculty here with the College of Nursing. They were recognized at the November American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
Patricia B. Howard to Serve as Interim Dean
Patricia B. Howard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN has been named interim dean of the College of Nursing, effective December 17, 2012. She replaces Jane M. Kirschling, who is leaving the university to become dean of the School of Nursing and university director of Interprofessional Education at the University of Maryland.
Nursing Alum Awarded for Leadership
University of Kentucky College of Nursing alum Sandra Hicks Young, DNP, RN-BC (DNP 2009) has been awarded for exemplary performance and leadership in nursing in 2011.
New Associate Dean of Research Appointed
Thomas H. Kelly, Robert Straus Endowed Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences, was recently appointed as the new associate dean of research for the College of Nursing.