Marcia Hobbs

Years taught at Murray State:


Courses Taught:

Assessment, Fundamentals, Adult Health, Research (Undergraduate and Graduate), Intro to Nursing, Leadership, Pharmacology, Nursing Issues


Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau International, Sigma Xi, Professionalism Award-Murray State Department of Nursing 1994, Outstanding Nurse of the Year-Tennessee Nurses' Association Region 1991, National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Meritorious Award 2005


BSN-Depaul University
MSN-University of Hawaii at Manoa
DSN-University of Alabama Birmingham

Certification and Licensure:


Clinical/ Professional Focus:

Leadership, Regulation, Adult Health

Research Focus:

Leadership, Change

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

Assistant Professor-Austin Peay State University
Chair & Professor-Southeast Missouri State University
Professor & Chair-Murray State University
Clinical Practice in U.S. Army Nurse Corps and civilian facilities-critical care, oncology, and adult health
Clinical Manager-Medical/oncology
Assistant Chief Nurse, Chief Nurse, Evening/Night Supervisor
Acting Commander for a military health unit
Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (Nurse Corps)

Professional Organizations:

ANA/KNA, STTI, 9 years on Kentucky Board of Nursing-past President, Vice-President for 3 years NCSBN, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Honorary membership in The National Soceity of Leadership and Success
Kentucky Center for Nursing
CCNE visitor 19 years, team leader
CCNE Report Review Committee, member