Katherine Humphrey

Katherine Humphrey



Katherine Humphrey is a clinical faculty member, clinical coordinator, simulation, and lab instructor in the Master’s (Entry into Nursing) program. 

Dr. Humphrey has a background in cardiology research, emergency response and business management. She is passionate about mentoring new nurses and helping students develop the competencies to support communities and their health care needs. Her clinical education and scholarship are focused on nurse retention, nurse mental health, and nurse leadership opportunities to enhance organizational culture and safety. Specialties include workplace violence, cardiology, psychiatric nursing, mental health, and substance use disorder.

Her nursing experience includes work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a clinical research nurse in hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and completed her DNP at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Humphrey is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.

Specialties and Expertise
  • Adolescent/Young Adult Care
  • Adult Health
  • Business
  • Cardiovascular
  • Disaster Preparation
  • Health Behavior
  • Integrated Health
  • Interprofessional
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Mental Health
  • Primary Care
  • Safety
  • Substance Use/Addiction
  • Violence
  • Workforce Development