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Katherine Kenny is a Associate Dean of Academic Affairs,Arizona State University,United States

Katherine Kenny

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Organizing Committee Member

United States

Arizona State University

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Katherine (Kathy) Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation where she holds the rank of Clinical Professor. She is also a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She joined the faculty at CONHI in 2004, previously serving as the DNP Program Director. Past leadership positions include Chief of Advanced Practice Nursing at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona; Chief Nurse Executive of Medicine Services at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center; and Director of Nurses. Clinical specialties include critical care, cardiology, neurosciences, pain management, palliative care, and pre-operative preparation. Her research interests include patient education, leadership, integrative therapies, palliative care, pain management, inter-professional practice with a specific interest in mentoring relationships, and innovative approaches to healthcare delivery. She is published in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and is an invited presenter at regional, national, and international conferences. She has received HRSA funding for NP education ($1.4 Million). She serves on a number of local and national Boards. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2013 and as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2015. 

PUBLICATIONS

Publications 
 
Chapters in Books  
 
Kenny, K.  (2004). Common patient problems-spine population, hypoxia.   In M.K Bader & L.R.Littlejohns (Eds.), AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing (4th Ed.) (475-477). St. Louis:  Saunders 
 
Kenny, K.  (2004). Vertebral compression fractures.  In M.K Bader & L.R.Littlejohns (Eds.),   AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing (4th Ed.) (425-434). St. Louis:  Saunders. 
 
Kenny, K.  (2004). Thoracic intervertebral disk herniation.  In M.K. Bader & L.R. Littlejohns (Eds.), AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing (4th Ed.) (415-425). St. Louis:  Saunders 
 
Refereed Articles 
 
Curry, R.E., Derouin, A., Kenny, K., Goulding, D., Thompson, J.A., & Stevenson, E.L. (2019).              

A QI project to assess the feasibility of using One Key Question ® in retail health clinics.        Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs, 7(2), 40-43.  
 
Baldwin, C., Kenny, K., & Quan, S. (2016). Qualitative learning following sleep education in a
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.  Sleep: Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Research,  Vol. 39, Abstract Supplement, A392.  
 
Baldwin, C., Kenny, K, Saewert, K., & Quan, S. (2015). Implementation and evaluation of sleep   education in a Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Sleep: Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorders   Research, Vol 38, Abstract Supplement, A441.  
 
Chiffelle, R. & Kenny, K. (2013). Exercise for fatigue management in hematopoietic stem cell  transplantation recipients.  Journal of Oncology Nursing, 17(3), 241-244. 
 
Kenny, K. (2011). Improving patient care through effective pain management at Catholic Healthcare West Arizona Hospitals. Arizona Nurse, 64(4), 4. 
 
Wait, S.D., Fox, D.J., Kenny, K.J., & Dickman, C.A. (2011). Thoracoscopic resection of symptomatic herniated thoracic discs: Clinical results in 121 patients. Spine, Feb 17. DOI:   
Chavis, V., Roque, F., & Kenny, K.  (2011). Learning culture and other factors affecting the adoption of electronic medical records in a tertiary-care teaching hospital. AAMA Executive On-line, Iss.,25, 1-20.   
 
Wait, S.D., Killory, B.D., Lekovec, G.P., Ponce, F.A., Kenny, K.J., Dickman, C.A. (2010). Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis: Analysis of 642 procedures with special attention to Horner’s  Syndrome and compensatory hyperhidrosis. Neurosurgery, 67(3), 652656.    Kenny, K.J. (2009). Diagnosis and treatment of hyperhidrosis. The Nurse Practitioner, 24(7), 10-11. 
 
Kenny, K.J., Baker. L., Lanzon, M., Stevens, L.R., & Yancy, M. (2008). An innovative approach to peer 
 review for the advanced practice nurse – A focus on critical incidents.  Journal of the American  
  Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(7), 376-381. 
 
Lekovic, G.P.; Han, P.P; Kenny, K., & Dickman, C.A.  (2007). Bone dowels in anterior lumbar interbody fusion.  Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques, 20(5), 374-379. 
 
Hott, J.S., Feiz-Erfan, I., Kenny, K., & Dickman, C.A.  (2005). Surgical management of giant herniated thoracic discs:  analysis of 20 cases.  Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 3, 191-197. 
 
Duggal, N., Mendiondo, I., Pares, H.R., Jhawar, B.S., Das, K., Kenny, K., & Dickman, C.A.  (2004).   Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Treatment of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome:  An   Outcome Analysis.  Neurosurgery, 54(3), 636-644. 
 
Han, P., Kenny, K., & Dickman, C. (2002). Thoracoscopic Approaches to the Spine:              Experience with 241 Surgical Procedures. Neurosurgery, 5 1(Supplement 2), 88-95. 
 
Han, P., Gottfried, 0., Kenny, K., & Dickman, C. (2002). Biportal Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy: Surgical Techniques and Clinical Results for the Treatment of Hyperhidrosis. Neurosurgery, 50(2), 306-312. 
 
Miller, K. & Pitz, K. (1989).  Symbion ventricular assist device: nursing challenge,” Dimensions in   Critical Care  Nursing, May/June. 
 
Non-Refereed Publications  
 
“ACLS Guidelines — Summary” Editorial Consultation, underwritten by Marion Merrell Dow, Inc., January, 1995 
 
“Skills Competency Testing Program: Chest Drainage and Autotransfusion,” underwritten by Davol, Inc.,   March, 1994 

HONORS AND AWARDS

HONORS and AWARDS 
 
2016 Philanthropy Award  Dream-Discover-Deliver, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation 
 
2015 Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award: Arizona State University College of Nursing and   Health Innovation and Mayo Clinic-Arizona. American Association of Colleges of Nursing,   October 26, 2015. Washington, DC 
 
2015 Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) 
 
2015      President’s Medal for Social Embeddedness – Arizona State University  “Your Sleep/Your Life: Su Sueño/Su Vida    
 
2013  Induction as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) 
 
2012  Outstanding DNP Faculty Award, College of Nursing and Health Innovation.  Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona 
 
2012 Excellence in Practice Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Upsilon Chapter 
 
2009 Outstanding Practice Abstract Award, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2009 AANP   National Conference, Nashville, Tennessee 
 
2008 Pamela Kidd Legacy Award, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Graduate Program, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona      2006 Preceptor of the Year, Graduate College of Nursing, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona    1989 Nurse of the Quarter, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 

COLLABORATIONS

Book Chapter Reviews 
 
2016 Invited Reviewer: McLaughlin and Kalzuny’s Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care,   Fourth Edition by Sollecito, W. & Johnson, K.  Jones & Bartlett Learning. 
 
2015 Invited Reviewer: Scholarly Inquiry and Leadership in Evidence-Based Practice. F.A Davis. 
 
2013 Invited reviewer: Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner. Jones & Bartlett. 
 
2013 Invited reviewer: Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults. F.A. Davis. 
 
2012 Invited reviewer: Role Development of the Nurse Practitioner. Jones and Bartlett. 
 
2012 Invited reviewer:  Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutrition. Care of the Older Adult.  FA Davis.  
 
2011 Invited reviewer: Thoracolumbar Spine Clinical Practice Guidelines.   American Association of Neuroscience Nurses 
 
 
Reviews 
 
2020 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2020 NLN Summit: Orlando, FL 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for Western Institute of Nursing 2020 Conference, Portland, OR 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer: Audrey Rath Scholarship Award              Arizona Nurses Association 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for Podium Presentations  2020 National AANP Conference, Chicago, IL  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer:  Baccalaureate 2019 Education Conference Abstracts   American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer: 2019 Faculty Awards  American Association of Colleges of Nursing 

2019 Invited Reviewer:  Abstract reviewer for 60 Minute Presentations  2019 National AANP Conference, Indianapolis, IN  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer:  2019 Scholarship Application Reviewer.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2019 Invited Reviewer: Abstract reviewer for 2019 NLN Education Summit: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer:  Abstract Reviewer for Western Institute of Nursing 2019 Conference: San Diego, CA 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 45th Annual NONPF Meeting (2019): Atlanta, GA  National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer: 2019 Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award (Outstanding DNP Project) American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
2018  Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2019 National Conference  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer: Leadership in Academic Nursing Programs (LANP), American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2018 NLN Education Summit: Chicago, IL 
 
2018 Invited Reviewer: Scholarship Application Reviewer  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2017 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 44th Annual NONPF Meeting (2018): Indianapolis, IN  National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 
 
2017    Invited Reviewer: 60-Minute Presentations for 2018 National Conference: Denver, CO             American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2017 Invited Reviewer: 2018 Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award (Outstanding DNP Project) American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
 
2017 Invited Reviewer: Scholarship Application Reviewer  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2016 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2017 Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) Annual Conference, Denver, Co 
 
2016 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2017 Doctoral Conference: Coronado, CA  American Associate of Colleges of Nursing 

2016 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2017 National Conference: Philadelphia, PA  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2015 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2016 NONPF Conference  National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 
 
2015 Invited Reviewer: Scholarship Application Reviewer  American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 
 
2015 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2016 Doctoral Conference.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2015 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2016 National Conference: San Antonio, TX.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2014   Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2015 NONPF Conference            National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties 
 
2014 Invited reviewer: 2015 Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award (Outstanding DNP Project).   American Association of Colleges of Nursing. 
 
2014  Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2014 Fall AzNA Conference.  Arizona Nurses Association 
 
2014 Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2015 Doctoral Conference  American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
2014 Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2015 National Conference: New Orleans, LA  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2013 Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer for 2014 National Conference: Nashville, TN.  American Association of Nurse Practitioners 
 
2013  Invited reviewer: Excellence in Advancing Nursing Practice Award (Outstanding DNP Project).  American Association of Colleges of Nursing 
 
2013 Invited reviewer: Spinal Cord Injury Case Study. Lippincott/Wolters Kluwer Health Publisher 
 
2012   Invited reviewer: Clinical Management of Congestive Heart Failure. Lippincott/Wolters Kluwer   Health Publisher  
 
2009 Invited reviewer: Abstract Reviewer:  Arizona Annual Nurse Practitioner Symposium  
 
2008 – present     Invited Manuscript Reviewer/Rater:   McMaster Online Rating of Evidence for Best   Evidence for Nursing Care and Evidence-Based Nursing   2008 – Reviewed 11 manuscripts  2009 – Reviewed 25 manuscripts  2010 – Reviewed 26 manuscripts  2011 – Reviewed 22 manuscripts 

 2012 – Reviewed 9 manuscripts  2013-   Reviewed 7 manuscripts  2014 - Reviewed 20 manuscripts   2015 – Reviewed 28 manuscripts  2016 – Reviewed 32 manuscripts  2017 – Reviewed 21 manuscripts  2018 – Reviewed 6 manuscripts 2019 – Reviewed 8 manuscripts 
 
   2008 Invited Reviewer: Abstract Reviewer: 20th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention   and Control 

EDITORSHIP

Membership in Professional Organizations 
 
2016-2017                           Sigma Theta Tau International                                                        Past-President – Beta Upsilon Chapter  
 
2013 – 2016                            Sigma Theta Tau International                             President – Beta Upsilon Chapter 
 
2013     Sigma Theta Tau International     President-Elect Beta Upsilon Chapter 
 
2010 – present   National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties - member     2010 - 2013   Sigma Theta Tau International     Corresponding Secretary - Beta Upsilon Chapter   2010 – present   Sigma Theta Tau International – member     Beta Upsilon Chapter    
 
2010 – present   American Nurses Association - member 
 
2010 – present   Arizona Nurses Association - member  
 
2009 – present   National League for Nursing -member 
 
2009 - present   Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association -member 
 
2009 – present   American Academy of Pain Management -member 
 
2008 –  2013   American College of Nurse Practitioners –member      1997 – present   American Academy of Nurse Practitioners –member     Fellows Selection Committee Chair (2017-2020)     FAANP Executive Committee Member (2017-2020) 

1997 – present   American Association of Neuroscience Nurses -member 
 
1994 – present   American Heart Association Scientific Councils -member     Cardiopulmonary/Critical Care Nursing Council     Cardiovascular Nursing Council 
1986 – present   American Association of Critical Care Nurses  -member 
1982 – present   American Heart Association -member 

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