Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

Our Faculty and Staff

Kim White, Ph.D., M.S.N., P.H.C.N.S.-B.C., R.N.

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Associate Professor - Nursing


Undergraduate Programs


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing


Fort Myers

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Barry University 2005
Masters of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 1999
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.), University of Illinois-Springfield 1991

Dr. White teaches population health, ethics, leadership, professionalism, health care trends, and nursing preceptorship in the BSN degree program.

Dr. White is a Public/Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has had experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation, neurosurgery, emergency department, management (as a manager, DON, VP of Patient Care Services, and Director), disability case management, school nurse, primary care, and public health. Practice with populations and in primary care nurse-managed clinic is her special interest.

Her research interests include childhood lead poisoning risk reduction and community-based approaches to chronic diseases. An additional focus of her research has been interprofessional approaches to primary care.