Kay Mueggenburg, PhD, MSN, RN, CHPN has joined the Goldfarb School of Nursing faculty. She most recently taught with McKendree University in their graduate nursing program as a tenured Associate Professor. Dr. Mueggenburg brings 14 years of experience teaching nursing at the university level in areas of community health, leadership, research, ethics, diversity, and palliative care.
Dr. Mueggenburg has 24 years of leadership and management experience, most recently as VP of Education, Research, and Community integration with a large hospice organization in Kentucky. She completed a fellowship in palliative care education and practice with Harvard Medical School and maintains active memberships in The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association, and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. She holds certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing and has authored numerous publications pertaining to hospice/palliative care and online teaching learning. Her current research relates to strengthening transitional care strategies across levels and settings of care in support of the Triple Aim framework.
Dr. Mueggenburg completed her PhD in Higher Education/Administration from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, MSN with specialization in community health from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, BSN from McKendree University and diploma RN from Jewish Hospital School of Nursing.