Suzanne S. Prevost Ph.D, R.N., C.O.I., 2009 Cohort
Professor and Associate Dean for Practice and Community Engagement at the University of Kentucky, College of Nursing. Dr. Prevost directs the College's Faculty Practice Plan, Continuing Education Programs, and serves as the liaison between the college and collaborating clinical agencies. She currently has two faculty development programs funded by HRSA to increase the use of simulation and tele-health technologies. Prior to her current position, Dr. Prevost completed a postdoctoral geriatric fellowship through the John A. Hartford Foundation and served as the National HealthCare Chair in Geriatric Nursing at Middle Tennessee State University. At the University of Texas Medical Branch, she held a joint appointment, which included teaching in the college of nursing and serving as the director of nursing research, staff development, case management, and advanced practice nursing for UTMB Hospitals. Dr. Prevost is a certified online instructor, as well as a certified trainer with the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC). Her clinical research focuses on the improving end-of-life care in nursing homes. She received the National Research Abstract Award from the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (2008). Dr. Prevost has served two terms as the secretary of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nurses, and has also chaired the national board of directors for the Critical Care Nursing Certification Corporation. She is the Consulting Editor for the journal Nursing Clinics of North America.