Kenneth M. Faulkner, PhD, RN, FHFSA is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Accelerated and Basic Baccalaureate Nursing program at Stony Brook University School of Nursing. The focus of Dr. Faulkner’s research is on cognitive impairment in patients with heart failure. In particular, Dr. Faulkner is interested in the factors contributing to cognitive impairment in heart failure and the reasons behind differences in cognitive impairment risk among different groups of people with heart failure. In his research, Dr. Faulkner uses advanced statistical methods, including structural equation modeling and latent variable analysis. Dr. Faulkner has received funding from the Eastern Nursing Research Society and the Heart Failure Society of America to support his research. He also completed a funded postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular Nursing Research and Advanced Quantitative Analysis at Boston College under the mentorship of Dr. Christopher Lee. Dr. Faulkner has presented his research at regional and national conferences and was awarded the New Investigator in Nursing Award by the Heart Failure Society of America in 2019. Dr. Faulkner is a reviewer for several high-impact journals, including Circulation: Heart Failure, the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, and the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. He currently serves on both the Early Career Committee and the Science and Clinical Education Lifelong Learning Committee of the American Heart Association. He also serves on the Nursing Committee of the Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Faulkner was elected as a Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America in 2021.
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PhD, RN, ANP, FHFSA (he/him)
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Director, Basic Baccalaureate Program,Director, Accelerated Baccalaureate Program,Director, Veterans Program