Mary Rado Simpson, PhD, RN, CNE

Professor of Nursing

  • Office: Health Professions Education Building, 301E
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5754
  • E-mail: MarySimpson@upike.edu

NUR 110 Fundamentals of Nursing I
NUR 120 Fundamentals of Nursing II
NUR 246 Professional Transitions

2001
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

1983
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Master of Science in Nursing
Clinical Specialist in Adult Health

1976
Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nurses on Boards Coalition: Serving as a voting member on the Board of Directors (BOD), Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY (2005-present). Also serve on two BOD subcommittees: Chair, Compensation Committee (2020-present); and member, Performance Improvement (2006-present).

Article: Gulley, T., Damron, K. & Simpson, M.R. (2019). Creating a virtual evidence room for RN-BSN program accreditation. Teaching and Learning in Nursing 14 (3), 157-159.

Participation: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Fall Faculty Forum (virtual), December 2020

Participation: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (Virtual), October 2020

Attendance: American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Annual Baccalaureate in Nursing Education Conference, Orlando, FL, November 2019

Student Nurses Association of University of Pikeville, former co-advisor. Collaborate with current advisors and students to assist with fundraising, service learning, and attendance at SNA conferences.