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Betsy Kerr Hay

MSN 1976 - Distinguished Alumna and Faculty



Recognized for her doctoral work with elderly nursing home residents and with the assisted-living community. She is an end-of-life trainer with a mission to graduate students who are able to provide compassionate, knowledgeable care to dying patients and their families. Her vision and leadership helped to start the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON) and the NAON Foundation. She directed the undergraduate honors program and served as associate dean for Community, International Programs and Faculty Practice. She has published numerous articles relating to her research.

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