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Kenneth J. Rempher is a seasoned healthcare executive and nursing thought leader. Over his 30-year career, he has held eminent positions in public and private healthcare organizations. Most recently, Dr. Rempher served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive at Cone Health where he had clinical, administration, and operational responsibility for 6,000 nurses and other staff. He is also on faculty at University of North Carolina at Greensboro as an adjunct professor. Previously, at the University of Iowa, he served as the Chief Nurse Executive and the Associate Dean for Clinical Practice. Under his leadership the organization received the prestigious Magnet Prize and Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

At Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Dr. Rempher served as AVP. During his tenure, he served on the board of the Maryland Organization of Nurse Executives. Additionally, he served on the American College of Chest Physicians Health and Science Policy Committee.

Dr. Rempher received his BSN from the University of Minnesota, his MS from the University of Maryland, an MBA from the University of Baltimore, and a PhD from the University of Maryland. He is a recipient of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Excellence in Leadership award and the Great 100 Iowa Nurses.


Kenneth Rempher


Adjunct Clinical Professor

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

North Carolina

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