Ph.D, RN-BC, CN/E

Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Professions
Health Care Leadership and Health Administration (MHA) Programs Director
International Graduate students and MHA Adviser

LeBien 122
219.464.5063
kim.genovese@valpo.edu

Biography

Professor Genovese joined the CONHP in 2010 and serves as the program director for the health care leadership (HCL) and master’s of health administration (MHA) programs. She has taught multiple courses within the graduatc program, She is the MHA advisor. Professor Genovese is a certified nurse educator and also holds certification in maternal-newborn nursing by the National Certification Corporation. She has authored book chapters and articles and co- authored a grant-sponsored children’s book in English and Spanish. She is currently an cxternal consultant for curricular design. Her previous work includes being the executive director of Nursing 2000, a nonprofit nursing agency, an Associate Professor of nursing at Purdue University North Central, director of a perinatal women’s chemical dependency center, and program directcr of a prenatal substance abuse prevention program. Professor Genovese is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, AONE, IONE, and NIONE. She is an advisory board member of NorLhwest Indiana AHEC. She has been a past recipient of an STTI research award, Sasakawa Fellowship, a post-baccalaureate faculty fellowship grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, and team member of a Rotary Group Study Exhange of Kyushu, Japan. Her current areas of research are international student immersion success, cultural inclusion, and the multl-generational health care workforce.

Education

  • Ph.D. – Indiana State University
  • MSN – IUPUI
  • MSA – Notre Dame
  • BSN – Indiana University

Certifications

  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing, certified by National Certification Corporation
  • Nurse Educator, certified by National League of Nursing

Areas of Specialization

  • International Student Success Strategies
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Higher Education Development
  • Maternal-Infant Nursing
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