MARCIA STANHOPE, RN, DSN, FAAN
“GIVEN OUR NETWORK OF NURSING AND HEALTHCARE CONTACTS BUILT FROM OUR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, WE EXCEL AT MEETING CLIENT NEEDS TO IDENTIFY PREMIER NURSING CANDIDATES READY TO CARRY ON YOUR MISSION AND ACHIEVE YOUR STRATEGIC GOALS.”
Dr. Marcia Stanhope is widely known as a leading nurse educator and administrator.
She has consulted with national, state and local agencies, and schools and colleges of nursing in such areas of expertise as administration and organization, program management and evaluation, curriculum and course design, analysis, development, evaluation, and accreditation, as well as public health and nursing, and the development of doctorate of nursing practice programs.
Marcia is professor emeritus at the University of Kentucky. Previously, she was an administrator, manager, and faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing for 30 years. She held The Good Samaritan Endowed Professor and Chair in Community Health Nursing and was named the second university Provost Public scholar for her work within national, state, and local communities. Marcia was the former associate dean at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, directed the Division of Community Health Nursing and Administration, and co-directed the Doctorate of Nursing Practice program from its inception.
Marcia’s past positions include serving as a member of the faculty at Midway College, Midway, Kentucky; University of Virginia, Charlottesville; and the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She has published a wide range of presentations, research and publications with emphasis on vulnerable populations.
HONORS & EDUCATION
Marcia is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing; a past president of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators; former publications board member, American Public Health Association; member, American Nurses Association; and former Foundation chair, Sigma Theta Tau International. She also served as president of the Kentucky Board of Nursing. She has received numerous national, state and local awards in recognition of her contributions to education, administration, practice and scholarship.
Marcia holds a Diploma in Nursing from the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Kentucky. She has a master’s degree in public health nursing from Emory University in Atlanta and a Doctorate of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.