Cochran School of Nursing’s New Appointments
12/12/2011 1:03 PM
Dr. Karen Davenport served the school most recently as Assistant Dean of the Cochran School of Nursing. She came to the school in 2009 after working 21 years for the New York State Education Department as an Associate in Education. Dr. Davenport is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Teachers College of Columbia University. Her dedication to the nursing profession shows in her professional achievements, fostered by her educational background. She received her B.S.N. from S.U.N.Y. College of Technology (Cum Laude), M.S. in Nursing from Russell Sage College, and her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University in Professorial Role Nursing Education/Program Evaluation.
Dr. Hickman, prior to this promotion, was also an Assistant Dean of the Cochran School of Nursing. She has served in the United States Air Force Reserves since 1995 as a Critical Care Nurse. Dr. Hickman’s commitment to the nursing profession and the teaching of another generation of nurses resonates in both her professional and academic accomplishments. She received her B.S.N. from New York University, M.S.N. from the University of Phoenix, and her PhD in Health Services from Walden University. Dr. Hickman has published works in nursing care, as well as conducts seminars, workshops and conferences in various aspects of nursing.