Kathryn McKnight

Assistant Professor


Health Sciences Center, CHSE156
1320 W. Lombard St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Office hours

Tuesday & Thursday
12:15 p.m - 1:15 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Other appointment times arranged upon request.

Kathryn McKnight, PhD, RN

Education and Training

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MSN, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing

MPH, Public Health Nursing University of Minnesota

BSN, University of Massachusetts

Professional organizations

American Nurses Association
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Work experience

  • Lactation Consultant Monmouth Medical Center, New Jersey
  • Adjunct Faculty, Brookdale Community College, New Jersey
  • Health Specialist, Early Head Start, Newark, New Jersey
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Southlake Pediatrics, Minnesota
  • Clinical Preceptor, PNP Program, College of St. Catherine, Minnesota
  • Clinical Preceptor, PNP Program, University of Minnesota, Minnesota

Courses taught

  • Community Health Nursing
  • National & International Nursing
  • Applied Health Assessement & Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Concepts of Population Health
  • Caring, Coaching and Educating Across Settings

Areas of interest and scholarship

  • Adolescent Parenting, pregnancy
  • Public Health in Urban Environments
  • Parenting Children with Chronic, Catastrophic Illness

Community service

Parent Education Classes Early Intervention Programs, Minnetonka, Minnesota
Nurse Liason, Candlelighter's Parent Group, Fort Worth, Texas

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