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Kristin Whitehead

Contributing Faculty

College of Nursing

Degree Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Kristin Whitehead has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience in executive leadership, hospital operations, education and performance excellence. She is a content expert for Magnet and Baldrige frameworks of excellence. Dr. Whitehead has taught certification courses throughout her healthcare career and professional nursing and healthcare concepts in an online university for over three years. At Walden University, Dr. Whitehead is Contributing Faculty for the School of Nursing.


DNP, Texas Christian University - Ft. Worth , TX United States

MBA, University of Phoenix - Phoenix , AZ United States

MSN, University of Phoenix - Phoenix , AZ United States

BSN, The University of Texas at Austin - Austin , TX United States

Awards / Honors

Great 100 Nurse in Dallas/Ft. Worth , DFW Hospital Council , 2010


Whitehead, K. E. (2018). Synergy: Engaging Baldrige & Magnet® to Accelerate Total Healthcare Excellence . Rocky Mountain Quest for Excellence Conference (Baldrige Regional).