Kathryn Trotter

Monday, April 21, 2014

Kathy Trotter has accepted an invitation to serve on Duke University's Faculty Diversity Standing Committee (FDSC) for a three-year term, beginning September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2017. This committee is advisory to the Provost and was formed in fall 2003 to aid in the implementation of the Faculty Diversity Initiative (FDI). The committee reviews data pursuant to the goals of the FDI and provides feedback to the provost on progress and areas for attention.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Kathy Trotter, Susan Schneider and Barbara Turner have a paper entitled "Group appointments in a breast cancer survivorship clinic" that has been published in the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology.
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Monday, November 25, 2013

Kathy Trotter has been elected president of the North Carolina Triangle Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society for 2014.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Drs. Janet Prvu Bettger and Frank Titch have been selected as DUSON Teaching Fellows for 2013-2014. The Teaching Fellowship program at DUSON recognizes the importance of teaching, advances the pedagogical expertise of faculty, and provides opportunities for select faculty to continually develop that expertise in ways that will have a significant impact on the practice and science of nursing education.

Kathryn J. Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP-C

Brief Bio: 
Dr. Trotter teaches and is the course coordinator for the Sexual and Reproductive Health course for all NP students. She also supports students in the Directed Research course in the MSN program. 50% of her time is clinical practice as a Certified Nurse-Midwife and Family Nurse Practitioner in the Duke University Medical Center. She is the lead clinician and developer of the innovative breast cancer survivor clinic at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. She received a BSN from George Mason University in 1982, and earned the MSN with a specialty in midwifery at the University of Kentucky in 1988. In 1998, she completed a Post-Master’s Certificate in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty at the Duke University School of Nursing. She earned her DNP from Duke University School of Nursing in 2012. Before joining the faculty of the Duke University School of Nursing, she held faculty positions with physician resident education in the Department of Family Medicine within the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Medical School and was a full-time primary care provider. She initiated the CenteringPregnancy program at UNC Family Medicine and later assisted in development of the CenteringParenting model at the Centering Healthcare Institute. Kathy Trotter is a strong clinician with interests in women’s health and families. Her current research focuses on application of group health care models to prenatal care, parenting, and chronic illnesses (particularly breast cancer survivors).
Research Interests: 
Group Health Care Models Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Students and Residents’ Experiences in Group Healthcare Models Self Care, Empowerment of Patients Women’s Health Clinician Education
Education: 
DNP - Duke University School of Nursing
MSN - University of Kentucky at Lexington
BSN - George Mason University
Affiliation: 
Last Name: 
Trotter
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Phone: 
(919) 613-2632, (919) 660-9672
Office: 
2037 Pearson Building
First Name: 
Kathryn
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Position: 
Assistant Professor
Credentials Concatenated: 
DNP, CNM, FNP-C
Awards and Honors: 
2013 || Chapter Innovation Award, Beta Epsilon Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
2012 || Susan Baird Excellence in Clinical Writing Award, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
2011 || Interviewed in CJONPlus Podcast Series, Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing
1995 || Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina Award
1986 || Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Kathryn Trotter presented "Evaluation of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic that Uses a Group Medical Appointment Model: A Patient Program Evaluation and Financial Analysis" at the Connections: Advancing Care Through Science Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, November 16-18.)

Friday, September 14, 2012

Assistant Professor Kathryn Trotter gave a poster presentation entitled "Evaluation of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic That Uses a Group Medical Appointment Model: Patient Program Evaluation and Financial Analysis" at the 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium in San Francisco, California, September 13-15.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

A cadre of Duke faculty, students, and alumni presented at the 27th American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) National Conference in Orlando, Florida, June 20-24.

Clinical Instructor Sonya Glavin gave a six-minute lecture entitled "Tongue Tie Sabotages Successful Breastfeeding."

A 2001 graduate of the MSN program, Col. Vinette Gordon, deputy, Army Nurse Corps Chief, opened the conference with her thoughts on Joining Forces, the White House initiative designed to raise awareness of the unique health needs of service members, veterans, and their families.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Institute for Educational Excellence at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has named Drs. Helen Gordon, Sharon Hawks, and Kathy Trotter as its Teaching Fellows for the 2012-2013 academic year. The Teaching Fellowship program at DUSON provides opportunities for select faculty to continually develop their expertise in ways that will have a significant impact on the practice and science of nursing education.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Seven Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) faculty graduated from doctor of nursing (DNP) degree programs this spring, bringing the number of doctorally-prepared full-time regular-rank faculty to seventy-two out of a total of seventy-nine. This represents an increase of doctorally-prepared faculty from seventy-seven percent in 2010 to ninety-one percent in 2012.

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