Lee-Ann Kenny, DNP, MSN, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor, Lead Instructor School of Nursing, UNC Charlotte

Lee-Ann Kenny, DNP, MSN, RN is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. She earned her associate’s degree from Norwalk Community College, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Carolina- Charlotte, and master’s in nursing education from the University of North Carolina- Charlotte. Spring 2018, Dr. Kenny earned her Doctor of Nursing practice from Gardner-Webb University with a concentration in Nursing Education and Leadership. Her dissertation was titled “The impact of quick response technology on anxiety with first semester nursing students related to the performance of psychomotor skills with patients in clinical”. Dr. Kenny continues to research the use of technology with nursing students to improve student anxiety in clinical and patient safety outcomes. She was awarded a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) grant with UNCC where she is PI for a research project titled “How does the use of a mobile application impact learning among clinical nursing students in patient care settings?” Dr. Kenny’s primary teaching roles are with first semester nursing students, however, teaches across all levels, face-to-face, as well as online. 

Dr. Kenny is past- vice-president of the UNCC Sigma Chapter Gamma Iota and current Counselor, as well as serving on several unit and university committees. She lives in Concord, NC with her husband Steve of 34 years, and has 3 children: Stephen, Andrew and Mary; and 4 grandchildren: Aniston, Maddon, Henry and Logan Kate.