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Patricia Kennelly, RN, MN

  • Clinical Instructor
Patty's research interests have included health promotion, emotional regulation, and health behavior change in chronically and acutely ill populations. Her thesis described correlation between self-esteem and health promoting actions of the older adult.  She has over seventeen years of experience as a clinical instructor for BSN and ABSN nursing students.  Prior to becoming a CI, she served as a bedside nurse, nurse supervisor, teacher for preschool and K-12, and health service administrator.


MN University of Washington, Seattle, WA
BSN Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Awards & Honors

Patriotic Service Medal 1995 U.S.Army

Intellectual Contributions

Kuss, T., Proulx-Girouard, L., Lovitt, S., Katz, C. B., & Kennelly, P. (1997). A public health nursing model. Public Health Nursing, 14(2), 81–91.