- Currently the Dean of the School of Health Professions and the School of Nursing at the University Of Kansas (KU)
- Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at the University Of Kansas (KU)
- President of KU HealthPartners, Inc.
- Served a four-year term on the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- Named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) in 1995
- Named a Fellow in the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (FASAHP) in 2010