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Kathleen Pinto

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Kathleen Pinto PhD, MBA/HCM, RN holds the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and an undergraduate degree in Social Science. She has been a nurse for almost 30 years working primarily in community health, neurology, and NICU, and continues to actively practice nursing. Dr. Pinto has served in academia as a faculty member, Dean, and Subject Matter Expert for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Dr. Pinto currently serves in higher education as a faculty member teaching Population Health, and various Nursing Education courses. Dr. Pinto's current role at Walden University is teaching in the college of Nursing. During her career, she has contributed to the nursing profession through her active research in debriefing following high fidelity simulation. In addition to her current research, Dr. Pinto has presented on community health issues to several public and private organizations in the U.S. and internationally. She has been politically involved in the State Nurses Association as a forum committee member. Dr. Pinto also volunteers as a practicum mentor for nursing students at several local and national universities. Her research interests include Business, Research, Nursing, Administration, Education, Simulation, and Population/Community Health.

Courses Taught

NURS 6052 - Essentials of Evidence-Based Practice


PhD, University of Phoenix - Tempe, AR United States

MBA, Capella University - Minneapolis, MN United States

MSN, University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ United States