College of Health Sciences
Kathryn Flynn received her Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Walden University in August of 2017. Her BSN degree is from Thomas Jefferson University. She currently serves as Director of Public Health Nursing Services at Ocean County Health Department and has served in this role since 2018. She is ANCC board certified in Advanced Public Health Nursing (PHNA-BC). Dr. Flynn began as a part-time Nursing faculty member at Walden in 2017. She has taught undergraduate and post-license nursing and Nutrition. Professionally, Dr. Flynn has worked as a Public Health nurse in Alaska, a pediatric nurse at several major children’s hospitals, and as a school nurse and occupational health and safety nurse. She has worked as subject matter expert for curriculum redesign since 2016 at Grand Canyon University MSN- Public Health Nursing program. In addition, she was an appointed member of the American College Health Association (ACHA) Data Warehouse Clinical Team from 2016-2018. Her research and presentations include an occupational health diabetes study and a community health improvement plan (CHIP) design for college health with a focus on Healthy Campus 2020 determinants of physical activity and fitness, as well as nutrition and weight status in the college age population.