Dr. Kathleen Pepin is a nursing professor at Kaplan University; she is the President of Nebraska Nurses Association for District 2. She has been the Quality Manager for Odyssey Health Care from 2009-2012, and in 2003 she was the Director of Nursing for Golden Living. During this time Dr. Pepin completed her PhD in Health Sciences with a specialty in Gerontology. She holds certificates in Gerontology and the National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research. Dr. Pepin has two publications; one in "A Collaborative Community Partnership" in the Academic Exchange Quarterly and "Alzheimer's and the Arts" in, Activities Directors Quarterly.