UofL nursing faculty member to be inducted as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing


    Improving workplace health of emergency department nurses is the research focus of Paul Clark, Ph.D., R.N., M.A., an assistant professor in the School of Nursing.

    Paul Clark, Ph.D., R.N., M.A.
    Paul Clark, Ph.D., R.N., M.A.

    Contributions to emergency nursing have led to his selection as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing. Clark will be inducted during the Emergency Nurses Association annual meeting to be held virtually in September.

    In addition to substantial contributions to the field, fellows are chosen based on their work to advance the profession and provide visionary leadership to the academy and association.

    Clark has been a member of the Emergency Nurses Association since 2001. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Emergency Nursing and serves as a member on the Emergency Nursing Research Advisory Council. In previous years he was a grant reviewer for the Emergency Nurses Association Foundation and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.

    He has co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and led nearly 30 peer-reviewed presentations on topics that include reducing stress, along with improving retention and workplace engagement among emergency department nurses.


    Julie Heflin
    Julie oversees digital content for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She began her UofL career on the Health Sciences Center campus in 2007. Prior to this, Julie was a journalist with WFPL (Louisville Public Media), and occasionally filed reports for National Public Radio.