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Kathleen E. Hastings

Kathleen E. Hastings, American health policy administrator. Certified family nurse practitioner. Major Nurse Corps, United States Army Reserve, 1974-1989; captain United States Public Health Service, since 1989. Fellow American Academy Nursing; member American Nurses Association, American Association Nurse Attorneys, Kennedy Institute Ethics, National Health Lawyers Association, American Society Law and Medicine, Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Hastings, Kathleen E. was born on October 25, 1951 in Brush, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Edward and Arline (Sullivan) Pumphrey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Colorado, Denver, 1974. Master in Public Health, Tulane University, 1978. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1984.

      Juris Doctor, University Denver, 1988.

    Career

    • Family nurse practitioner, United States Public Health Service, Munford, Alabama, 1977-1978;instructor, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1978-1980;chief community health nursing, Department of the Army, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 1980-1984;director hospital quality assurance-risk management, Department of the Army, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 1984-1989;senior health policy analyst, Agency Health Care Policy and Research, Rockville, Maryland., 1989-1992;director legal medicine program, chief nurse officer, Agency Health Care Policy and Research, Rockville, Maryland., 1992-1993;consultant health reform, United States Surgeon General, Washington, 1993-1994;senior policy analyst, Food and Drug Administration Office of Policy, Rockville, maryland., since 1995. Lecturer on health law and bioethics, medical malpractice reform, legal issues for nurses, quality assurance-risk management, clinical practice guidelies, outcomes/effectiveness research and health care reform.

    Membership

    Major Nurse Corps, United States Army Reserve, 1974-1989. Captain United States Public Health Service, since 1989. Fellow American Academy Nursing.

    Member American Nurses Association, American Association Nurse Attorneys, Kennedy Institute Ethics, National Health Lawyers Association, American Society Law and Medicine, Sigma Theta Tau.
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    Born October 25, 1951
    (age 66)