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Rose Kearney-Nunnery, American nursing administrator, educator, consultant.


Kearney-Nunnery, Rose was born on July 8, 1951 in Glen Falls, New York, United States. Daughter of James J. and Helen F. (Oprandy) Kearney-Nunnery.


Bachelor of Science, Keuka College, 1973. Master of Nursing, University Florida, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1987.


Assistant professor Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, 1976-1987. Project coordinator, indigent health care University Florida, Gainesville, 1984-1985. Assistant professor University South Florida, Tampa, 1987-1988.

Director nursing programs State University of New York, New Paltz, New York, 1988-1994. Project director Master of Science in gerontological nursing advanced nursing education grant United States Health Resources and Service Administration Division Nursing, 1992-1994. Head nursing department Technology College of the Low Country, Beaufort, South Carolina, 1995-1997, vice president academy affairs, 1997—2005, consultant, adjunct instructor, 2005—2008, interim vice president academy affairs, 2007.

Dean College Nursing South University, 2009—2010. Adjunct professor Armsstong Alantic State University, 2010.


Board directors Beaufort Company First Steps, 2000-2001. Ulster County unit American Cancer Society, 1991-1994. Nursing education committee, 1990-1992.

Board director Mid-Hudson Consortium for Advancement Education for Health Professional, 1988-1994. Nursing education committee, 1988-1992. Scholarship committee, 1989-1993.

Committee chairman, 1990-1993, treasurer, 1992-1994. Professor development program State University of New York, Albany, 1989-1992. Advisory council Ulster Community College, 1989-1994.

Advisory regional planning group for early intervention service United Cerebral Palsy Ulster County Inc., Children's Rehabilitation Center, 1989-1991. Member Ulster County advisory committee Office for Aging, 1991-1994. State delegate South Carolina Conference on Aging, 1995.

Board director Beaufort County Council on Aging, 1995. Community advisory board Hilton Head Medical Center and Clinics, 1996-2000. Member South Carolina Board Nursing, since 2000, president 2001-2003.

Accreditation evaluator Southern Association College and School Commission on College, 2000-2005. Member American Nurses Association, National League Nursing, South Carolina Nurses Association (editorial board 1994-1999, chair 1996-1999), National Council State Boards of Nursing (member practice, regulation and education committee 2001-2005, area III director 2005-2007, chair Nodel Act & Rules Communications, since 2010), Sigma Theta Tau.


Married Jimmie E. Nunnery (deceased).