PHOTO: Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson is our winner of the NSNA scholarship that she is using towards her PhD degree from the University of Kansas. Karen currently works as a nursing instructor at Pittsburg State University in the undergraduate and graduate programs as well as maintaining a faculty practice as a Board certified family nurse practitioner in rural health clinics in southeast Kansas. Her long term professional goal is to continue to work in the field of nursing education as a faculty member and, eventually, as an Administrator.

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