Faculty Biographies

Kay Elder

Kay Elder Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Email: kay.elder@oc.edu
Hometown: Waynoka, OK
Degree: Oklahoma Christian University - B.S. Biology; University of Oklahoma - B.S. Nursing; University of Oklahoma - M.S. Nursing

Kay Elder is a Certified Nurse Educator. She is interested in test anxiety reduction, end of life care, and family support for Alzheimer's disease. Elder is in the American Nurses Association, Oklahoma Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, National League of Nursing, American Association of Colleges of Nursing. She is also the sponsor of the OC Student Nurses Association. She says, "I am excited to work with students in a setting where you are encouraged to share your faith with your students. It feels like 'coming home' to return as faculty to OC." One of her favorite memories of OC was Dr. Dunn milking a goat in chapel under the direction of Dr. Wilson when OU lost to OSU. Elder is married to Richard, and they have one daughter named Elisha. She attends Memorial Road Church of Christ.