Katherine Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation - Arizona State University
Dr. Katherine Kenny is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation where she holds the rank of Clinical Professor. She is also a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical practice in neurosurgery, internal medicine, transitional care, and palliative care is reflective of her dedication to interprofessional practice. As Academic Dean and faculty, she promotes and oversees the interprofessional education of nursing and health students in the Edson College. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in 2013 and Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2015.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Introduction: Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the largest employers in the state requested support from a University in the Southwest United States to create a drive-through COVID-19 testing process for their essential employees, A novel interprofessional team emerged within 24 hours. Members included nursing, laboratory scientists, supply logistics, security, traffic control, information technology, and occupational and environmental health.   Methods: Four inaugural team members unknown to one another, met on a Sunday morning to walk the premise and create the process. With common…