Kate (Kathie) York, PhD, MSN, RN, CNP, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the MHA Program. Dr. York is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and received her education at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. She has worked for various Healthcare Centers and Research Institutions and has recently conducted a Community Health research project in Tanzania.
York, K. J. – P.I.; The Community Health Workers’ Role in the Community-Directed Treatment with Ivermectin Program in the Morogoro Rural District of Tanzania, 2010-2011
Reigle, B. – P.I.; The Role of the Brain-Gut Axis in Breast Cancer and Depression; Research Assistant, 2009-2010
Berry, D. – P.I.; Depression in College Students – Does Religiosity Help? Research Assistant, 2007-2008
Reigle, B. – P.I.; Exercise Post Mastectomy for Breast Cancer; Research Assistant, 2007-2008
Mesh, C. L. – P.I.; Prospective Randomized Trial of Invasive Treatment of Lower Extremity Claudication: Open Surgery versus Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty; Study
York, K. J. – P.I.; Stroke Prevention Patient Education: A Guide for Advanced Practice Nurses, Masters Capstone, 2000
Beta Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Research Award for The Community Health Workers’ Role in the Community-Directed Treatment with Ivermectin Program in the Morogoro Rural District of Tanzania – $3982
Graduate Student Governance Association Research Award for The Community Health Workers’ Role in the Community-Directed Treatment with Ivermectin Program in the Morogoro Rural District of Tanzania- $500
York, K., Profitt, A., Alawadhi, F., Andreadis, M., Brydon-Miller, M. et al. (2011). Getting to know me: The potential of action research to promote ethical reflection. Teaching Ethics – Accepted for publication.
Berry, D. & York, K. (2011). Depression and Religiosity in College: A longitudinal survey of U.S students. Nursing and Health Sciences, 13(1), 76-83.
Alawadhi, F. Andreadis, M., Brydon-miller, M. Doering, S., Hayes, D., Huang, Q., Hutchinson, A., Jellison, V., Jette, K., Mcginnis-Hemphill, K., Moncree-Moffett, K., Profitt, A., Smith, M., York, K., (2010, March). Pedagogical Demonstration: Using Photovoice and First-Person Action Research to Promote Ethical Reflection. 19th Annual Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Public Health Nursing. Presented to students at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 25, 2010.
Community and Public Health Nursing. Presented to students at Xavier University’s College of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18, 2009.
Smoking Cessation: Our Role as Healthcare Providers. Presented to provider staff at The Healthcare Connection. Cincinnati, Ohio, March 1, 2006.
More Than Varicose Veins: Venous Disease Throughout the Lifespan. Presented to Cincinnati Chapter of Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses. Cincinnati, Ohio, April 20, 2005.
The Vascular Exam: Tips for the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Presented at Nurse Practitioner Lecture Series, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 30, 2004.
The Vascular Patient: Carotid Endarterectomy. Presented at Bethesda North Hospital RN inservice, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 9, 2003.
The Vascular Patient: Femoral to Distal Bypass. Presented at Bethesda North Hospital RN inservice, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 12, 2002.
Honors and Awards
Sigma Theta Tau International
Graduate University Scholarship
Committees and Service
Director of Poverty Simulation at UC College of Nursing, Spring 2010 UC College of Nursing Research/Scholarly Activities Council Doctoral Student Representative, 2010
Reviewer for Rehabilitation Nursing, 2010 to present
Conference Planning Committee Chairperson, Society for Vascular Nursing, 2006-2008
Society for Vascular Nursing: Author of Advance Practice Corner in SVN-PRN (Quarterly Newsletter for the Society for Vascular Nursing), 2005 – 2007
Conference Planning Committee Member, Society for Vascular Nursing, 2004-2006
Professional Practice Committee Member, Society for Vascular Nursing, 2002-2003
Positions and Work Experience
10/2011 – Present Nurse Practitioner – The Healthcare Connection – Wellness Center Glenway; Cincinnati, Ohio
10/2010 – Present Freelance Editor – various clients
07/2005 – 09/2010 Nurse Practitioner – The Healthcare Connection at Mt. Healthy – Mt. Health Family Practice Center; Cincinnati, Ohio
11/2009 – 07/2010 Research Assistant – Beverly Reigle, PhD; University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
09/2008 – 06/2009 Graduate Assistant – University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
06/2008 – 09/2008 Adjunct Faculty – University of Cincinnati College of Nursing: Community Health Nursing
09/2007 – 06/2008 Graduate Assistant – University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
03/2003 – 05/2005 Nurse Practitioner – Vascular Division; Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgeons, Inc.; Cincinnati, Ohio
12/2001 – 02/2003 Research Coordinator – Hatton Research Institute, TriHealth, Cincinnati, Ohio
08/1999 – 12/2001 Staff RN – Bethesda North Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
03/2001 – 12/2001 Research Assistant – Charles L. Mesh, MD – Vascular Surgeon; Cincinnati, Ohio
Institution: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio PhD 2011 Nursing
Institution: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio MSN 2000 Family Nurse Practitioner
Institution: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio BS 1999 Nursing
Institution: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio BA 1987 Communication Arts
Board Certifications and Licenses
State of Ohio FNP
State of Ohio CNP
State of Ohio RN