Kimberly Fenstermacher, Ph.D., CRNP
Assistant Professor of Nursing
- BSN, Boston University (1982)
- MS, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
- PhD, Pennsylvania State University (2011)
- Research and Professional Nursing Practice
- Health Assessments for Professional Nursing Practice
- Management for Quality Improvement in Heath Care Systems (DNP)
- Perinatal bereavement
- Palliative care
- Qualitative research methods
- Pre-Doctoral Fellowship National Research Service Award, 2009 to 2011
- NIH/NINR Grant for Perinatal Loss and Bereavement in Non-Hispanic Black Adolescents
- Fenstermacher, K. & Hupcey, JE. (2013). Perinatal bereavement: A principle-based concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing.
- Hupcey, J. E., Penrod, J., & Fenstermacher, K. (2009). A model for palliative care for heart failure. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, 26(5), 399-404.
- Hupcey, J., Fenstermacher, K., Kitko, L. & Penrod, J. (2010). Achieving medical stability: Wives’ experiences with heart failure. Clinical Nursing Research, 19(3), 211-229.
- Hupcey, J. E., Fenstermacher, K., Kitko, L., & Fogg, J. (2011). Palliative needs of spousal caregivers of patients with heart failure followed at specialized heart failure centers. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing.
- Fenstermacher, K. (2013). Nursing Essentials for Transforming Healthcare: Education, Evidence, Ethics, and Engagement (keynote presentation) at the 13th Annual Touching the Future of Children Conference, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.
- Fenstermacher, K. (2012). The Experience of Perinatal Bereavement in Black Adolescents at the Council for Advancing Nursing Science, Washington, DC.