Meet Our Writers

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Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C. and Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N.

Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C.; Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N.; and Dee McGonigle, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. serve as faculty experts in the Chamberlain College of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing program. Dr. Hunter has been in nursing and health care education for more than 40 years, and co-chaired the first Education Work Group of the Computer-Based Patient Record Institute. Dr. Hebda has more than 30 years of experience in nursing and nursing education, and has published more than 15 articles in prestigious nursing journals and handbooks on topics such as informatics competencies, the TIGER Initiative, nursing and information systems, and computer assisted nursing instruction. Dr. McGonigle has 35 years of experience in nursing and nursing informatics, and co-founded the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics.

Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C.; Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N.; Dee McGonigle, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

Kathleen Hunter, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C.; Toni Hebda, Ph.D., R.N.; Dee McGonigle, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N. serve as faculty experts in the Chamberlain College of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing program.

Kathryn Norcutt

Kathryn Norcutt has been an active member of the health care community for over 20 years. During her time as a nurse, she has helped people from all walks of life and ages. Now, Kathryn leads a much less hectic life and devotes most of her free time to writing for RNnetwork (www.rnnetwork.com), a site specializing in RN jobs.

Kathy Kleeman

Kathy Kleeman is Senior Communications Officer at the Eagleton Institute of Politics and its Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP). Kleeman has been at Eagleton since 1980, dividing her time among various Institute and CAWP programs. She works on many of CAWP's education and information services programs, responding to inquiries, and speaking to groups about women's political participation.

Kathy Lopez-Bushnell, R.N.-C, Ed.D., M.P.H., M.S.N.; Katie Gardner, B.A., M.A.; Jessica Sanchez, B.A., M.A.; Diane Miller, B.A.

Kathy Lopez-Bushnell, R.N.-C, Ed.D., M.P.H., M.S.N., is the Director of Nursing Research at the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque. Katie Gardner, B.A., M.A., is a teacher and the Director of the Project Diversity Job Shadowing Program. Jessica Sanchez, B.A., M.A., was the Director for Project DIVERSITY. Diane Miller, B.A., was the coordinator for research for Project DIVERSITY. The authors would like to acknowledgements the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Northwest Health Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation, and the New Mexico Community Foundation.

Kendell Andrus, GRNA, MN, Mike Fussell, GRNA, MN, Efrem Greely, GRNA, MN, Linda Nguyen, GRNA, MN, and Sedric Williams, GRNA, MN

Kendell Andrus, GRNA, MN, Mike Fussell, GRNA, MN, Efrem Greely, GRNA, MN, Linda Nguyen, GRNA, MN, and Sedric Williams, GRNA, MN, are 2009 graduates of the nurse anesthesia program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) School of Nursing in New Orleans. Marjorie A. Geisz-Everson, CRNA, PhD(c), is an instructor in the LSUHSC nurse anesthesia program.

Kenny Thompson, BSN, RN and Daren Vertein, MSN, RN

Kenny Thompson, BSN, RN, works on a cardiovascular progressive care unit at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He hopes to begin graduates studies this fall. Daren Vertein, MSN, RN, is a professor at East Tennessee State University College of Nursing in Johnson City. He will complete his family nurse practitioner (FNP) studies in the spring of 2011.

Kerri Henderson, BSN, RN

Kerri Henderson, BSN, RN, has worked for eleven years in the field of nursing. Her experience has always been in the critical care area but now she is working in the area of hospice. She is currently working on her MSN.

Kimberley Ensor, BSN, RN-PHN

Kimberley Ensor is a new grad RN from SDSU, a published author, and is currently earning her Masters in Nursing with an emphasis in teaching. Visit her blog http://nursekimberley.blogspot.com/ or follow on Twitter @KimEnsorRN.

Kimberly Bonvissuto

Kimberly Bonvissuto is a freelance writer based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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