Ruey Ryburn

Ruey Ryburn

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Hawai’i
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Ruey Ryburn, Professor Emeritus of the University of Hawai’i, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academia and maternal health.

With nearly 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Ryburn has been professor emeritus of the University of Hawai’i since 1995. Prior to her retirement, she was a professor with the school from 1976 to 1995. In addition to her primary roles, she was the director and founder of Sacred Path Healing. In her career, Dr. Ryburn has been a member of the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Society of Psychoprophylaxis and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Excellence in Nursing Practice among other organizations.

Dr. Ryburn began her career as a student at San Diego State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in 1968. She then joined the University of Hawai’i, receiving a Master of Science in 1976. She continued her studies with the school, earning a PhD in 1987. She later completed graduate coursework with Barbara Brennan School of Healing in 1998. A factor or attribute that played a role in Dr. Ryburn success is her curiosity and compassion; to know the latest in research and compassion in working with both patients and students. Dr. Ryburn has been recognized throughout her career for her contributions. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in American Nursing. She has received a number of awards throughout her career including Maternal Child Health Nurse of the Year and the Kupono Award.

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