Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Kathleen (Kathi) M. White directs the Master of Science in Nursing: Entry into Nursing Practice Program and coordinates the MSN Health Systems Management track and the MSN-MBA dual degree option. She previously directed the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master's programs. Dr. White maintains a joint appointment as a clinical nurse specialist at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she is a member of the EBP Steering Committee and an original part of the collaborative SON/JHH 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 have included consulting with Parkway Group Healthcare in Singapore and the primary healthcare reform project in Armenia; serving as visiting faculty at the American University of Armenia; as a member of the Hopkins-Healthways Advisory Group; and as chairperson of the American Nursing Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics from 2006-2010. She currently serves on the Maryland Health Care Commission's Hospital Performance Evaluation Guide Advisory Committee, the Howard County General Hospital Board of Trustees, and the Maryland Patient Safety Center's Board of Directors.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestHealth policy; systems management
Chattopadhyay, A., Zangaro, G. and White, K. (2015). “Practice patterns and characteristics of nurse practitioners in the United States: Results from the 2012 national sample survey of nurse practitioners.” Journal of Nurse Practitioners, 11(2), 170-177.
Nooney, J., Glos, M., and White, K. (2014). “The U.S. nursing workforce, trends in supply and education–Results in brief.” The American Nurse Today. 9(6).
White, K., Zangaro, G., Kepley, H., and Camacho, A. (2014). “The Health Resources and Services Administration Diversity Data Collection. Public Health Reports, Supplement 2: Nursing in 3D: Workforce Diversity, Health Disparities, and Social Determinants of Health.” 129(1), 51-56.
Stanik-Hutt, J., Newhouse, RP, White, K., Johantgen, M., Bass, E., Zangaro, G., Wilson, R., Fountain, L., Steinwachs, D., Heindel, L., and Weiner, J. (2013). “The quality and effectiveness of care provided by nurse practitioners.” Journal for Nurse Practitioners 9(8), 492-500.
Newhouse, RP, Weiner, JP, Stanik-Hutt, J., White, K., Johantgen, M., Steinwachs, D., Zangaro, G., Aldebron, J., and Bass, EB. (2012). “Policy implications for optimizing advanced practice registered nurse use nationally.” Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice 13 (2), 81-90.
- Nursing workforce issues
- Role of nurse practitioners
Awards and Honors
2014 CNS Educator of the Year—National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
AJN 2012 Book of the Year, Professional Development and Issues Category—The Essential Guide to Nursing Practice: Applying ANA’s Scope and Standards in Practice and Education." Edited by Kathleen M. White and Ann O’Sullivan/Nursesbooks.org
2012 American College of Nurse Practitioners; Nancy Sharp Edge Runner Award for Advocacy
2012 Nursing Economic$/Margaret Sovie Writer's Award in recognition of the outstanding article published in Nursing Economic$: "Advanced Practice Nurse Outcomes 1990-2008: A Systematic Review in Nursing Economics." Volume 29, Issue 5
2012 American Association of Nurse Practitioners State Advocacy Award
2011 HRSA Office of Special Health Affairs Outstanding Group Performance Award—HRSA Office of Global Health Affairs and Trans-HRSA Global Health Coordination Forum
2010 National Leadership Service Appreciation Award—American Nurses Association2009 Outstanding State Nursing Leadership Award—Maryland Nurses Association
2009 Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Nursing Publication Award 2009: "Educational Strategies to Develop Evidence-based Practice Mentors"
2008 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2007 The University of Maryland Dean’s Award for Best Evidence-based Practice Abstract: "Overcoming Implementation Barriers: Integrating Evidence-based Practice and Nursing Research in the Community Hospital Setting, Baltimore, MD."
2006 Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Graduate Teaching Award
2005 Sigma Theta Tau International Research Utilization Award
2004 Sigma Theta Tau Region 12 Research Award
1999 Leadership Service Certificate—American Nurses Association
1996 Appreciation Certificate for Volunteerism—Maryland Board of Nursing
1994 Appreciation Certificate for Volunteerism—Boy Scouts of America
1991 Volunteer Service Award—Forest Hills Swim Team
1982 Outstanding Leadership Service Award—Maryland Nurses Association
1980 Outstanding Volunteer Award—Liberty Rd Recreation and Parks Council
1976 Phi Kappa Phi—University of Maryland
1974 Mortar Board—University of Cincinnati (Treasurer, 1974-75)
1974 Ivy Chain—University of Cincinnati
1974 Sigma Theta Tau—University of Cincinnati