Kathleen T. Hickey, Ed.D., F.N.P.-B.C., A.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.

Dr. Kathleen T. Hickey is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. She also holds a joint appointment in the Division of Cardiology (electrophysiology) as both a family and adult nurse practitioner. Her interdisciplinary research is focused on cardiogenetics, the clinical care and management of those with atrial and ventricular arrhythmia, and the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Her recent grant awards include an R03 from the National Institute of Nursing Research focusing on arrhythmia telehealth monitoring, a Clinical Translational Service Award-funded pilot award focusing on cardiogenetics, and a Columbia University Glenda Garvey Teaching Academy award on remote electronic learning. She was the first recipient of Columbia University School of Nursing’s Outstanding Young Investigator Award in 2007. This summer, Dr. Hickey attended the NINR Summer Genetic Institute to gain a deeper understanding of the application of genetics as it relates to her focus in the area of cardiac electrophysiology. Her teaching in the classroom and clinical setting have focused on topics such as advanced cardiac physical assessment, basic concepts of arrhythmia management and the care and management of those with internal cardioverter defibrillators and pacemakers. She has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

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