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Judy Lee Brett

Judy Lee Brett, American hospital administrator, nursing researcher. Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania. Recipient Leadership Identification scholarship University Pennsylvania, 1981,'82, Distinguished Alumni award, Brandywine Heights Joint District High School, 1990, Governor's Nursing Merit award advanced practice, New Jersey 1990; named Kellogg fellow University Pennsylvania, 1982-1983.


  • Brett, Judy Lee was born on May 14, 1946 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of James William and Margaret Emma (Reinert) Luckenbill.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Allentown Hospital School of Nursing, Pennsylvania, 1967. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1970. MSN, University Pennsylvania, 1972.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1986.


    • Asst, instructor Hahnemann Hospital and Medical College School of Nursing, Philadelphia, 1970-1972, instructor, 1972-1973. In-service education coordinator The Royal N. Shore Hospital of Sydney, Australia, 1973-1974. Assistant to director nursing Ministry of Health, Bahrain, Arabian Gulf, 1975.

      Instructor County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey, 1980-1981. Lecturer, teaching assistant, research assistant University Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, 1982-1984. Assistant professor Trenton State College, Ewing, New Jersey, 1984-1986, Rutgers University College of Nursing, Newark, 1986-1990.

      Director nursing systems Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, 1988-1989, assistant vice president ancillary service, 1990-1993, vice president ancillary service, since 1993. Fellow, administration research nursing division Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1986-1987. Member steering committee, advisory board New Jersey State Uncompensated Care Trust Fund, 1986.

      Member core clinical advisory group New Jersey Department Health, 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Pennsylvania.


    • Contributor articles and research to professional journals.


    Member American Nurses Association (council board directors nursing administration 1988-1990), American College Health Care Executives, New Jersey Nurses Association (numerous offices, treasurer 1990-1993), New Jersey Association Health Care Executives, Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau.


    • Married Edward C. Brett, July 14, 1973. Children: Lindsay, James.
    • father: James William Luckenbill
    • mother: Margaret Emma (Reinert) Luckenbill
    • spouse: Edward C. Brett
    • children: Lindsay Brett
    • James Brett
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    Born March 14, 1946
    (age 71)