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Katherine Humphrey,

Clinical Instructor
Katherine Humphrey

Specialties and Expertise

  • Adolescent/Young Adult Care
  • Cardiovascular
  • Disaster Prep
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Mental Health
  • Primary Care
  • Safety
  • Substance Use/Addiction
  • Violence
  • Workforce Development


Katherine Humphrey is a clinical faculty member, clinical coordinator, simulation, and lab instructor in the Master’s Entry into Nursing program.  Her nursing experience includes work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a clinical research nurse in hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant. Dr. Humphrey has a background in cardiology research, emergency response and business management. She is passionate about mentoring new nurses entering practice and helping students develop the competencies needed to support our communities and their healthcare needs. Her clinical education and scholarship are focused on nurse retention, nurse mental health, and nurse leadership opportunities to enhance organizational culture and safety. Dr. Humphrey’s specialties include workplace violence, cardiology, psychiatric nursing, mental health, and substance use disorder. 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.