Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Dr. Kathleen (Kathi) M. White previously directed the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and the master's degree programs and also coordinated both the MSN health systems management track and the MSN-MBA dual degree option. in July 2010, she began a stint at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, where she will serve for two years as a Senior Advisor to the Office of Workforce Policy and Performance Management though an Individual Personal Assignment. Dr. White also maintains a faculty practice appointment at Howard County General Hospital where she serves as nurse research liaison focusing on evidence-based practice initiatives. With a joint appointment as a clinical nurse specialist at the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH), she is a member of a collaborative SON/JHH team that developed the widely published, award-winning Johns Hopkins Nursing evidence-based practice model and guidelines. Dr. White's numerous practice leadership roles include consulting with Parkway Group Healthcare in Singapore and the primary healthcare reform project in Armenia; and serving as visiting faculty at the American University of Armenia, as a member of the Hopkins-Healthways Advisory Group, and as the Chairperson of the American Nursing Association Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics. She also serves on the Maryland Health Care Commission's Hospital Performance Evaluation Guide Advisory Committee and the CareFirst Board of Directors, and is the Chairperson of the Maryland Patient Safety Center's Board of Directors.