Patricia Hughes DNP, RN, NE-BC

Dr. Patricia Hughes serves as Assistant Chief Nurse Executive at University of Kentucky HealthCare with responsibility for ambulatory care, oncology, infusion services, and pain management. She has more than 20 years of progressive nursing experience, including key management positions throughout University of Kentucky HealthCare. She began her career as a medical surgical staff nurse before moving into supervisory and managerial roles. Dr. Hughes is a member of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, American Organization of Nurse Executives, and Sigma Theta Tau International.