Kimberly McIltrot

Kimberly McIltrot




Kimberly McIltrot’s contributions to nursing span clinical practice, advocacy, research, and international education. Her 35-year nursing career began in the Army, specializing in maternal-child health. Previously she served as lead nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery and wound, ostomy, and continence care at the Johns Hopkins Hospital for 18 years. Currently, Dr. McIltrot works with an interdisciplinary Continence team at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. McIltrot has developed and implemented innovative practice programs and changes locally and internationally. She has advanced pediatric surgical nursing through the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association as founder of the Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing. An internationally recognized expert on wound care, pediatrics, and pediatric surgery, Dr. McIltrot has written numerous journal articles and textbook chapters, presented internationally, and served as an expert consultant in Malta, the Middle East, and the U.S. She served as co-director of the first cohort of DNP students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. McIltrot supports advanced practice students as instructor, mentor, and preceptor in a variety of courses and instructional methods. She earned her DNP in 2010 from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Specialties and Expertise
  • Adolescent/Young Adult Care
  • Disabilities
  • Family
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Military/Veteran’s Affairs
  • Newborns
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • Surgical
  • Wound/Burn Ostomy Continence