Karen Frith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs


Karen Frith's Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Georgia State University
  • MSN in Nursing Administration, University of North Carolina in Greensboro
  • BSN, Auburn University

Professional Certifications

  • Nurse Executive, Advanced – Board Certified
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Clinical Expertise

  • Cardiovascular nursing
  • Nursing administration
  • Nursing informatics

Research Interests

  • Fall prevention in older adults
  • Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication in older adults
  • Leadership and nursing staff outcomes
  • Nurse staffing and patient and organizational outcomes
  • Job stress in the nursing and patient outcomes
  • Educational technology, distance education, and student outcomes
  • Informatics: usability testing, mobile technology, and technology-supported self-management.