Patricia Starck, Ph.D. is a retired nursing educator and administrator. She earned the Bachelor and Masters in Nursing at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and the Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has many decades of experience as a Professor and as a Dean. She is certified as a Diplomate by the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy and has been actively involved as a member of the Institute since 1979 when she first met Dr. Frankl. She currently serves on the Board of the Institute. She is the author of multiple publications related to logotherapy and has a chapter on the Theory of Meaning in a textbook used for graduate students. She has been an instructor of Logotherapy and made presentations at the World Congress throughout the past 40 years. From the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy, she is the recipient of the Presidential Award for Distinguished Contributions and Sterling Leadership (2003), the Lifetime Achievement Award (2009), and the President’s Award (2015). Her areas of interest are application of Logotherapy to rehabilitation and to administration. She is retired and no longer licensed and therefore does not supervise Diplomate Clinician students.