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THE JUDGES

recently assumed the position of vice president of marketing and corporate communications for Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, overseeing marketing,
patient experience and more.
A member of the American Health Information Management Association and Society
for Healthcare Strategy & Marketing Development, Forszt also serves on the board of
Community Cancer Research Foundation.

MARSHA KING

DEAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS,
CROWN POINT CAMPUS; ASSOCIATE
PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF ST. FRANCIS

Marsha King, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, received her associate, bachelor, and master of science
degrees in nursing from Purdue University Northwest and her doctor of nursing practice in systems
leadership from Rush University. She also has a master’s degree in business administration. Certified as a
nurse executive-advanced and a certified nurse educator, King has extensive experience in leadership
positions in clinical, administrative, and academic
environments as well as 21 years of experience as a
chief nursing officer.

A member of the Indiana State Board of Nursing and president for four years, King has
received the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Northwest Indiana Influential Women
in Education 2016 and most recently the 2017 Athena Award, for leadership and mentoring of women. She is a member of the executive leadership team for Go Red for
Women and a board member of the Lake County American Heart Association. She
also sits on the Area Health Education Center Advisory Council.

JENNIFER PHILBIN

DEAN OF NURSING, IVY TECH
COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Jennifer Philbin, MSN, RN, received her bachelor’s
degree from Lewis University in 1996 and her master’s from South University in 2009. She has been in
academia for more than 15 years at LPN and RN programs in Illinois and Indiana. In her current role as
dean of the School of Nursing at Ivy Tech, Philbin has
overseen the LPN, RN and LPN to RN educational
tracks for the Ivy Tech’s Lake County campus for the
last 4 years.
Philbin has also worked in multiple areas in nursing
from medical/surgical, hospice, home health and organ procurement. However, her passion remains in the Community College to provide
quality nursing education to the communities in the Region. She also is an ambassador for the National League for Nursing, a nursing education organization.

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