Kristen Herrin, DNP, RN

Clinical Assistant ProfessorKristen Herrin
Office: NB 332
Phone: 256-824-2215
Email: Kristen.Herrin@uah.edu

Education

  • DNP, Samford University
  • Post Master in Nursing Education, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • MSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • BSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • ADN, John C. Calhoun Community College
  • LPN, John C. Calhoun Community College

Clinical Expertise

  • Leadership and delegation
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing administration
  • Nephrology nursing
  • Geriatrics

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NUR 407: Professional Practice in Nursing II
  • NUR 406: Leadership and Management in Nursing

Service Activities

  • UAHuntsville Search Committee member, 2012
  • Faculty Senator, 2011-2013
  • Faculty Executive Committee, 2011-2012
  • University Curriculum, Chair, 2011-2012
  • University Scholastics Affairs, member, 2011-2012
  • University Honors, ex-officio member, 2011-2012
  • University Judicial Committee, member, 2009-2011
  • Sub-Curriculum Committee, Chair
  • Curriculum Committee, member
  • Readmission Committee, member
  • CON Partnership with The Commons, liaison
  • Nurse of the Year Committee, member, sponsored by Country Cottage Assisted Living
  • Crestwood, NICHE Committee, member

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • 2011 UAHuntsville Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 2008 Recipient of the UAH Outstanding Student Group Advisor Award
  • 2007 Recommended for Best of UAH Symposium

Research Interests

  • Leadership and management competencies
  • Student's success in baccalaureate nursing programs
  • Peer to peer mentoring

Presentations

  • 2011 Herrin, K. Coronary Artery Disease and Aspirin Effectiveness. Samford University, Birmingham, AL 12/11
  • 2011 Herrin, K. Healthcare Without Walls, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 12/11
  • 2010 Herrin K. & Marta Browning. Seniors and Technology. Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments. Invited Speaker. Huntsville, AL 7/10
  • 2010 Herrin,K. & Marta Browning. Senior Surfers and Technology. Huntsville/ Madison County Council on Aging. Invited Speaker. Huntsville, AL. 05/10
  • 2010 Herrin, K. Do You Have the Keys to Success? Madison County, Nurse of the Year Awards Banquet. Sponsored by Country Cottage Assisted Living and UAHuntsville College of Nursing. Invited Keynote Speaker. Huntsville, AL. 5/10
  • 2009 Herrin, K. Resume Writing: How to Land the Job You Want. Alabama Association of Nursing Students. State Conference. Florence, AL. 10/09
  • 2008 Herrin, K. Resume Writing for Success. Alabama Association of Nursing Students. State Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL 9/08
  • 2008 Herrin, K. & Showalter D. Proven Formula for Success in a Nursing Program. Alabama State Nurses Association. State Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL. 9/08
  • 2008 Herrin, K. & Showalter D. Leading in the Classroom and Clinical. University of Alabama in Huntsville. Student Nurses Association. Huntsville, Al. 5/08
  • 2008 Showalter, D., Herrin, K., O'Neal, P.V. Proven Formula for Success: Menu Selection for Learning. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Huntsville, AL 3/08
  • 2008 Tillery, C., Bates-Ford, A., Blount, M., Preston, D., Herrin, K. Learning Styles of Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students: A Study of Preferred Learning Methods. Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Huntsville, AL 3/08
  • 2008 Tillery, C., Bates-Ford, A., Blount, M., Preston, D., Herrin, K. Learning Styles of Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students: A Study of Preferred Learning Methods. National Student Nurses' Association Annual Conference. Grapevine, TX 3/08.
  • 2007 Showalter, D., Herrin K., O'Neal, P.V. Proven Formula for Success: Individualized Instructional Module and Faculty Mentoring. American Association for Colleges of Nursing. Baccalaureate Educational Conference. New Orleans, LA 11/07.