Healthcare veteran Ruth Corey, DNP, has been appointed executive director of Lipscomb University's School of Nursing. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a practitioner and in nursing education and research to Lipscomb University's College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, which houses the School of Nursing.
Prior to her appointment at Lipscomb, Corey was director of nursing and academics at Marian University at Saint Thomas Health. She began her career as a registered nurse in Florida, where she also served as a family nurse practitioner before entering the higher education field. She also served as a nursing research scientist at Florida Hospital in Orlando before relocating to Nashville. A registered nurse, she is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with both a bachelor's and master's degree in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Nova Southeastern University.