Ruth Rea, RNC, Ph.D.

Associate Professor ; Graduate Faculty
Rea, Ruth

Contact information

Dept: Healthcare Leadership
Room: CP 317
Phone: 253-692-5674


  • Ph.D., Nursing Administration, The University of Texas at Austin, 1987.


Ruth Rea teaches in both undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on leadership courses. She is most interested in supporting scholarly projects related to leadership or emergency nursing. Her research interests include quantitative approaches, SPSS programming skills, competency assessment, leadership outcomes and emergency nursing related studies.

Research Interest Areas:

  • Leadership
    • Bullying
    • Practice environment
  • Healthcare delivery
  • Emergency care


  • Quantitative analysis
  • Graphical data display