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Meet the Staff

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Rose Tempel

Rose Tempel, M.S.N., A.P.R.N.
Nurse Practitioner/Director of Health Services
Pronouns: She/Her
tempelr1@nku.edu

More about Rose

Rose Tempel, M.S.N., A.P.R.N.

M.S.N. - University of Cincinnati

B.S.N. - University of Cincinnati

Board Certified in Adult Health and Occupational Health

Rose joined Health, Counseling and Student Wellness in 2014.  Prior to coming to NKU, Rose had over 19 years of experience in college health and occupational health at the University of Cincinnati.  She enjoys the variety and diversity that a college health setting provides and has grown the health services offered on campus for NKU students, faculty and staff.

Christy Blackburn

Christy Blackburn ('89)
Office Manager
Pronouns: She/Her
blackburnc4@nku.edu

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Christy Blackburn

B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Northern Kentucky University

Christy is an NKU graduate who is excited to be working at her alma mater.  She has worked in a variety of customer service positions over the years, but finds working with students in a university setting the most fulfilling.  She also has a background in food and beverage management, credit counseling, and medical transcription.

Chelsey Briggs

Chelsey Briggs ('09)
Office Support Specialist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
briggsc3@nku.edu

More about Chelsey

Chelsey joined the Health Services team in July 2022. She previously worked at NKU as a student worker and as a part-time staff for the School of Social Work. Chelsey has many years of customer service experience and enjoys serving NKU's diverse community. In her free time, Chelsey enjoys gardening, hiking, and painting.

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Lisa Heck

Lisa Heck, M.S.N., R.N. ('88), ('02), ('09)
Campus Nurse
Pronouns: She/Her
heckli@nku.edu

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Lisa Heck, M.S.N., R.N.

A.D.N., B.S.N., M.S.N. - Northern Kentucky University

Lisa joined Health, Counseling & Student Wellness in 2021. She also serves as a part-time clinical faculty for the NKU School of Nursing. Lisa brings 27 years of experience as a Public Health Nurse with the Northern Kentucky Health Department. She likes to educate students, faculty and staff about self-care and help them reach their wellness goals.

Jeanine Horner

Jeanine Horner, R.N., B.S.N., M.A. ('91)
Campus Nurse
Pronouns: She/Her
hornerj3@nku.edu

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Jeanine Horner, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.

A.D.N., B.S.N. - Beckfield College

M.A., Secondary Education, Athletic Training- Northern Kentucky University

B.S. Health Education/Teaching- Eastern Kentucky University

Utilizing her educational background as a health/science teacher and certified athletic trainer, Jeanine is excited to be back on campus to make a contribution to the Norse community. Before returning to NKU in 2018, Jeanine worked as a critical care and cardiology nurse for The Christ Hospital network and Ohio Heart and Vascular Physicians in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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