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Kathryn Niemeyer, PhD, MSc, MSN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Phone: (231) 591-2298
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PhD, University of Arizona, Nursing Research, Integrative Health
  • MSc, University of East London, Herbal Medicine
  • Post Graduate Certificate for Family Nurse Practitioner, Grand Valley State University, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN, Grand Valley State University, Clinical Nursing-Cardiac Critical Care, Education
  • BA, Calvin College, Psychology
  • RN, Mercy Central School of Nursing

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Fellowship, NIH NCCAM T-32 Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Arizona, College of Family and Community Medicine's Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Training Program., Tucson, AZ, United States

Biography

Kathryn Niemeyer PhD, MSc, MSN, FNP-BC, RN
Kathryn Niemeyer is a PhD prepared Family Nurse Practitioner with a second Master’s degree in Herbal Medicine. She teaches at FSU and has a small private integrative health practice in northern Michigan.
Kathryn teaches undergraduate and graduate level evidence-based practice courses, undergraduate integrative nursing, and graduate level systems leadership and health theory courses. While at FSU, Kathryn developed the DNP program and is involved in conducting research on integrative health with patients with breast cancer. She has had several articles and book chapters published, and provides peer-review for a variety of professional nursing and medical journals. In 2017, Kathryn had the opportunity to assist the USDA test and refine a web-delivered database on herbal medicine and in 2019, she consulted on marketing for an herbal based nutritional supplement. While a PhD student at the University of Arizona, Kathryn was the recipient of a 3-year NIH-NCCAM fellowship in Whole Systems of Complementary and Integrative Medicine through the School of Family and Community Medicine. She did her dissertation in herbal medicine. Kathryn’s clinical background includes 17 years in critical care nursing as an RN and clinical nurse specialist. Along with working in critical care, she taught for 10 years at the assistant, adjunct, and clinical professor levels prior to teaching at FSU.

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship, "Nutrition and Herbal Allies in the time of Coronavirus," College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Zoom, (June 2020).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., University of Arizona, Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship, "Opening Doors: Complementary and Integrative Health Advanced Practice Nursing," College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, (June 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Fourth International Integrative Nursing Symposium, "Regreening of Health: Evolving the Practice of Herbal Medicine," University of Minnesota, Galway, Ireland, (May 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Fourth International Integrative Nursing Symposium, "Regreening of Health: Restoring the Role of Food in Healing," University of Minnesota, Galway, Ireland, (May 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., School of Pharmacy, "Achieving Patient Goals with Complementary and Integrative Health: A Guide for Pharmacists," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Mederi Center for Natural Healing Tumor Board, "Breast Cancer Research Review," Mederi Center for Natural Healing, Ashland Oregon, (2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, "Integrative Health: A Model for Advanced Practice," Advanced Practice, Detroit, MI, (2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Panel, "Nursing Faculty Fellowship in Integrative Nursing," University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, (2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Opening Doors Complementary and Integrative Health Advance Practice Nursing, "Nursing Faculty Fellowship in Integrative Nursing," University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, (2018).
  • Oral Presentation
    Niemeyer, K., Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, "Nutritional Supplements: A Survival Guide for the Nurse Practitioner," Advanced Practice, Detroit, MI, (2018).