Kristen Herrin, DNP, RN

Kristen Herrin

Kristen Herrin, DNP, RN
Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: NUR 216 
256.824.2215
Kristen.Herrin@uah.edu
Curriculum Vitae

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

  • Nursing Leadership
  • Nursing Education
  • Nephrology

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NUR635 Residency in Leadership
  • NUR 630 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing in Health Care Systems
  • NUR 640 Curriculum Development
  • NUR 641 Teaching/Learning in Nursing
  • NUR 739 DNP Scholarly Project

Service Activities

  • 2015 to present: Faculty Awards Task Force, College of Nursing, member
  • present: Graduate Curriculum , College of Nursing, Chair
  • 2015: Strategic Planning, Mission, and Vision College of Nursing Taskforce, appointed by the Dean
  • 2015: Nursing Education Certificate Program Taskforce, College of Nursing, appointed by the Graduate Dean
  • 2015: University SIE Committee, appointed by the Provost
  • 2013-2014: University Faculty and Student Development, committee member
  • 2013-2015: University Finances and Resource, committee member
  • 2013-2015: Faculty Senate, elected member
  • 2012: UAHuntsville Chief Information Officer, search committee member, appointed by the Provost
  • 2011 -2012: University Honors Committee, ex-officio member
  • 2011-2012: University Curriculum Committee, Chair
  • 2011-2012: University Faculty Executive Committee, member
  • 2011-2012: Curriculum Transformation Task Force, appointed by the Dean
  • 2010-2012: College of Nursing, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Chair
  • 2010-2012: College of Nursing Curriculum Committee, member
  • 2010-2012: University Faculty Senate, member
  • 2010-2011: University Undergraduate Scholastic Affairs Committee, member
  • 2010-2011: University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, member
  • 2010-2012: Preceptor for faculty members seeking a certificate in Nursing Education
  • 2009-2010: University Judicial Board, member
  • 2008-2012: Piloting Academic Senior Peer Mentoring Project
  • 2009: Pinning Ceremony Committee: Co-Chair
  • 2006-present: Undergraduate Readmission Committee, member
  • 2006-2008: Nursing Space Life Science Committee, member
  • 2005-2008: Student Nurses Association, advisor
  • 2006-2008: Camp Success, College of Nursing, presenter
  • 2006-2007: Faculty Search Committee, member
  • 2005-2007: Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, member
  • 2006: Senior Class Sponsor, chosen by senior students
  • 2005-2006: Activities Committee, member
  • 2004: United Way Coordinator for UAH College of Nursing
  • 2004: Student Issues Committee for UAH College of Nursing

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

  • Nursing Education
  • Leadership and Management Competencies
  • Student learning and success

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Lioce, L. & Herrin, K. (2016). Case study 3-1: Academic partnership and team cohesion. In Roussel, L., Thomas, P. & Harris, J. (Eds.) Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators (7th ed.). (pp.59-60). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Presentations

  • 2015 Herrin, K. & Wofford, J. Utilizing Videos in Nursing Education, Faculty Development Workshop for Graduate Programs, UAH, College of Nursing, 4/15.
  • 2015 Herrin, K. & Reynolds, M. Transforming Nexters into Leaders, SNA Leadership Summit, UAH College of Nursing, invited speaker, 3/15
  • 2014 Herrin, K. & Reynolds, M. Transforming Nexters into Leaders, North Alabama Educators Conference, Huntsville, AL 8/14
  • 2012 Herrin, K. Nurse Manger Leadership: Program Development, Doctor of Nursing Practice Final Capstone Presentation, presented at Samford University, 12/12.
  • 2012 Herrin, K. Dealing with Dementia. Country Cottage Assisted Living Retreat, Invited Speaker, 6/12
  • 2012 Herrin, K & Herrin, R. Healthcare Without Walls. Country Cottage Assisted Living Retreat, Invited Speaker, Huntsville, AL. 6/12
  • 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 9/082008 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.