PhD, RN, FACHE, FAAN
President Chamberlain University
Dr. Karen Cox will serve as the executive leader of the pilot, providing oversight and direction to the core team. Dr. Cox was appointed President of Chamberlain University in 2018. She is responsible for managing all undergraduate and graduate programs, which includes over 20 campuses, as well as online programs. Prior to joining Chamberlain, Dr. Cox served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Children’s Mercy – Kansas City, an independent, academic medical center. Dr. Cox led the organization as CNO to receive Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, becoming the first hospital in Missouri, and the region, in 2003 to receive such recognition. Children’s Mercy is one of only 25 organizations in the world to receive Magnet re-designation five times. Dr. Cox is the past president of the American Academy of Nursing and a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives. She has a long history of developing innovative workforce models both in service and education.