Kelly Nadeau

Nursing Evaluator Coordinator

Institute for Disaster Management

Kelly serves as a Nursing Evaluator Coordinator for the CNA Virtual Skills Evaluation project at the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Institute for Disaster Management. Kelly is a Registered Nurse (RN) and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She then went on to attain a Master of Nursing from Emory University.

Kelly completed the Executive Leaders Program at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Previously, she held the role of Director for the Healthcare Preparedness Program at the Georgia Department of Public Health from 2009 to 2023. Prior to that, she served as the Trauma Program Manager and held the position of Emergency Preparedness Chair at Dekalb Medical Center from 1989 to 2009. Kelly also contributed as a pathophysiology instructor at both Clayton State University and Governor’s State University.

In her current role as a Nursing Evaluator Coordinator at IDM, Kelly plays a crucial role in the CNA Virtual Skills Evaluation program. She brings decades of nursing expertise and contributes to the program’s success by conducting virtual skills evaluations for CNA candidates.