Kathleen White

Kathleen M. White



Kathleen (Kathi) M. White served as director of the MSN (Entry into Nursing), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and Master’s programs at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and coordinated the MSN Health Systems Management Track and the MSN/MBA dual degree option. Dr. White, recognized for her leadership in evidence-based practice, was an original member of the School of Nursing/Johns Hopkins Hospital collaborative team that developed the widely published, award-winning Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-based Practice Model and Guidelines. Dr. White served as a senior adviser to the Center for Health Workforce Analysis, the Division of Nursing, and the Office of Performance Management in the Bureau of Health Professions at the Health Resources and Services Administration from 2010-2013. Her numerous practice leadership roles included consulting with Parkway Group Healthcare in Singapore and the primary health care reform project in Armenia; as a member of the Hopkins-Healthways Advisory Group; as a member of the Maryland Health Care Commission’s Hospital Performance Evaluation Guide Advisory Committee; as chairperson of the American Nursing Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics from 2006-2010; and as the inaugural chairperson of the Maryland Patient Safety Center’s Board of Directors.