Kay Mueggenburg, PhD, MSN, RN, CHPN

Goldfard School of Nursing

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Dr. Mueggenburg has been involved with hospice and palliative care for over 35 years. She began as a volunteer, then as a nurse, then nursing faculty, and now teaching and volunteering. Currently Kay is an associate professor with Goldfard School of Nursing with Barnes Jewish College on the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis. Kay is actively involved with NHPCO, HPNA, AAHPM, ELNEC, and is working with the provisional group to begin an HPNA Chapter in the St. Louis region.

She has completed the Palliative Care Education Fellowship with Harvard Medical School to complete the certification process for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program with AAHPM, ACGME, and C-TAC. Kay received her RN from Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, her BSN with McKendree University, an MSN at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and her PhD in Higher Education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She holds certification as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse. Kay attends and often presents at local, state, and national conferences.