Kate Henderson

Kate Henderson
Adjunct - Nursing

Academic Credentials

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Duke University

BSN and MSN, Virginia Commonwealth University

MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The George Washington University

BS, Environmental Health, Colorado State University

Teaching Areas

Health Promotion and Risk Reduction in Communities, Population Health, Advanced Health Assessment, Examination and Integration of Professional and Health Care Issues, Adult Medical/Surgical Pathophysiology, Community Health Nursing Clinical

Research Interests

Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship, including Social Entrepreneurship for Community and Global Health; Population Health, Health Disparities and Health Literacy; Emerging Technology in Healthcare; Use of Advanced Technology to Support Healthcare in Underserved Areas


Kate Henderson received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Duke University with a focus on health innovation and entrepreneurship. She is an adjunct faculty member at multiple educational institutions teaching didactic and clinical courses for both graduate and undergraduate students. She has clinical experience working with vulnerable populations at Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), including work with homeless and migrant populations. She also has clinical experience in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Henderson is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) where she was a member of the International Committee and the Clinical Practice Committee. She is also a member of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP), the American Nurses Association (ANA) and Sigma Theta Tau International. She is a board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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