Kimberly Fenstermacher, Ph.D., C.R.N.P.
- BSN, Boston University (1982)
- MS, Pennsylvania State University (2004)
- PhD, Pennsylvania State University (2011)
- Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
- Application of Nursing Research (MS in Nursing)
- DNP Management for Quality Improvement in Heath Care Systems
- DNP Clinical Residency I and II
- DNP Scholarly Project: Implementation
- DNP Scholarly Project: Evaluation and Dissemination
- Perinatal bereavement
- Qualitative research methods
- Nursing theory
- Quality and patient safety
- Evidence-based practice
- Nightingale of Pennsylvania, Finalist for Nursing Research, 2017
- Outstanding Manuscript, 2014 Annual Collaborative EBP/Research Conference, York, PA
- Excellence in Nursing Research Award, Eta Eta Chapter, Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013
- Pre-Doctoral Fellowship National Research Service Award from NIH/NINR, 2009 to 2011
- Outstanding Podium Presentation, 2013 Annual Collaborative EBP/Research Conference, York, PA
- Fenstermacher, K. (2014) Enduring to gain new perspective: A grounded theory study of the experience of perinatal bereavement in black adolescents. Research in Nursing and Health.
- 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.
- Hupcey, J., Fenstermacher, K., Kitko, L. & Penrod, J. (2010). Achieving medical stability: Wives’ experiences with heart failure. Clinical Nursing Research.
- 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. & Adkins, C. S. “Oh Now I Get It!…Teaching Qualitative Data Analysis Using Graduate Students’ Narratives of Their Own Experiences with Fatigue”, Poster, Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference, Philadelphia, April, 2017.
- Fenstermacher, K. & Lampo, D. A. “Obligation versus Opportunity: Qualitative Findings from a Mixed Method Study of Staff Nurse Perceptions of Peer Review:”, Podium, Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference, Philadelphia, 2017.
- Fenstermacher, K. “Enduring to Gain New Perspective: A Qualitative Study to Describe the Experience of Perinatal Loss and Bereavement in Black Adolescents”, Podium, 20th Biennial International Perinatal Bereavement Conference (IPBC); Perinatal Loss and Infant Death Alliance, Phoenix, AZ, 2016.
- Fenstermacher, K. “Bereavement Support for Black Adolescents after Perinatal Loss”, Podium, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Pittsburgh, 2016.
- Reviewer, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Research in Nursing and Health
- Sigma Theta Tau International, Member
- Eastern Nursing Research Society, Member