Adjunct Faculty
School of Nursing

Dr. Karla Luxner retired as the Associate Director of the School of Nursing in 2016. She holds Registered Nurse licenses in Illinois, Georgia, and Maine. Along with far-ranging clinical practice in several states, Dr. Luxner has taught nursing in Kentucky and at three institutions in Illinois. She earned her MSN from the University of Louisville as a Maternal-Child Clinical Nurse Specialist and her DNP with a focus on Leadership from Rush University in Chicago.   Dr Luxner’s publications include both maternal-newborn and pediatric nursing care plan books. Her expanded interests involve health policy, culture, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.