Kiersten K. Withrow, MSN, RNC-OB, CBE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Kiersten Withrow is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nursing and serves as the Faculty Advisor for the DSU Student Nurses' Association. Her clinical expertise includes labor, delivery, and postpartum care.
Kiersten received her BS in health studies (Anthropology, Biology, & Psychology) from Michigan State University, her BSN from Grand View University, her MSN from the University of Phoenix, and she is currently working on her MBA at DeSales University. She maintains the following certifications: Inpatient Obstetrics, Breastfeeding Educator, and NSNA Student Advisor. She has been published in Nursing for Women’s Health and the Journal for Continuing Education in Nursing. Her passion and interests are in nursing education, the student experience, the wellbeing of students in nursing programs, use of cadaver labs in nursing, and professionalism in nursing.
In addition, Kiersten is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Psychological Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, the Eastern Nursing Research Society, the American Nurses Association, the Association of Women’s Health in Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing, and an Educational Affiliate Member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Kiersten's teaching responsibilities include Fundamentals of Nursing, Health and Physical Assessment, Therapeutic Nursing Interventions, OB clinical, Gero Clinical, and Senior Clinical Internship at the undergraduate level. She has experience teaching nurturing and well-being (wellness), professionalism and leadership, caring, maternal/child and community care nursing. She enjoys teaching in the traditional classroom, online, in the lab, or in the clinical setting. In her leisure time, she enjoys being with her family, reading a good book, enjoying great food, and exploring new places.