Kristin Whitehead

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
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

MBA, University of Phoenix

MSN, University of Phoenix

BSN, The University of Texas at Austin

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)