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Kathryn E. Kreider
Tel: (919) 613-9769
Office: 2113 Pearson Building
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Kathryn E. Kreider, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Kathryn Evans Kreider joined the School of Nursing faculty in July, 2014. She graduated from Samford University with a BS in psychology in 2004, and earned her BSN (2005) and MSN (2007) at University of Florida. She completed her DNP at the Duke University School of Nursing in 2013, and her capstone project (“The implementation and evaluation of an evidence-based protocol to treat diabetic ketoacidosis: a quality improvement study”) received the Outstanding Capstone Project award for 2014 and was awarded an honorable mention by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Dr. Kreider, a board-certified family nurse practitioner, currently practices in Duke’s Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition. Her practice includes the management of patients with disorders of the endocrine system (specifically diabetes, thyroid, adrenal and metabolic disorders) and evaluating patients in the Duke Lipid Clinic. As a member of the Duke Diabetes Research Clinic, she has served as an investigator in various diabetes and hypertension clinical trials including two separate NIH/NIDDK trials, including a glycemia reduction study (GRADE) and a hypertension trial (SPRINT), as well as several industry sponsored studies evaluating new treatment modalities for type 2 diabetes. She serves as the appointed chair of education for the Endocrine Nurses Society. Additionally, Dr. Kreider was recently appointed to the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association, the committee that writes the Standards of Medical Care of Diabetes each year. Dr. Kreider is the lead faculty for the endocrinology specialty at DUSON.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    Master of Science in Nursing Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program


    DNPDuke University
    MSNUniversity of Florida
    BSNUniversity of Florida

    Professional Certifications

    FNP-BCFamily Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified

    Research Interests

    Research interests include:
    • Diabetes, type 1
    • Diabetes, type 2
    • Obesity in diabetes
    • Nutrition for diabetes
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis
    • Inpatient diabetes management
    • Self-management for diabetes
    • Depression in diabetes
    • Thyroid dysfunction
    • Chronic disease