Paula Lucey has worn many hats in healthcare, mental health services and social services in the Milwaukee area. Before her current role as Program Director of the UW Milwaukee School of Nursing Master’s program, Dr. Lucey created, implemented and lead a national model for caring for the uninsured, the General Assistance Medical Program. She also ran the Milwaukee County Paramedic Program in partnership with all 17 of the municipalities in Milwaukee County. Dr. Lucey was tapped to be the Director of Health and Human Services of Milwaukee County by then County Executive Scott Walker and lead the Milwaukee Behavioral Health Center in its service redesign. Dr. Lucey has a PhD in Leadership from Walden University, a Masters in Nursing Administration from Marquette University and is a proud alumni of the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing with a BSN. She is a professional auntie to her 6 nieces and nephews and care manager of her 91 year-old father. In her spare time, Paula likes to travel, especially on cruises. Paula is a proud Green Bay Packer stockholder!