Lou Ann Hartley, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, PAHM

Lou Ann Hartley, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, PAHM

Adjunct Faculty


Responsible for teaching Quality and Safety at the graduate level. Teaching Nursing Administration graduate courses. Teaching Quality and Safety and Healthcare Finance at the doctoral level.


University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, December 2003
The Carolyn A. Williams Graduate Student Award, 2003

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Master of Science in Nursing, May 1987
WVU Nursing Distinguished Alumnus Award, May 2015

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, May 1980

University of Charleston
Charleston, WV
Associate Degree in Nursing, May 1974

Certifications, Honors & Achievements

  • Board Certified in Nursing Administration, Advanced, (NEA-BC)

  • Professional in Academy for Healthcare Management, (PAHM)

  • Cerner Corporation Green Belt Certification Program

  • Faith Community Nursing Certificate, (FCN)

  • Registered Nurse: Unencumbered West Virginia license (#23549)


Implementing Shared Governance in a Patient Care Support Area: Information Technology Leading the Way, JONA, 2014.


Various professional presentations to integrated healthcare organizations, professional organizations, and community faith-based organizations.


Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing WV Grant, 2016 to 2017

Community/Professional Service

  • American Nurses Association

  • West Virginia Nurses Association

  • West Virginia Organization of Nurse Executives

  • Future of Nursing West Virginia Co-Sponsor

  • Reviewer for The Journal of Nursing Scholarship (10 years)

8:1 - clinical student:faculty ratio