Dr. Kristen Myers

Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing
Dept.: Nursing
Office: Wellness Center B208

Academic History

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand View University (2005)
  • Master of Public Health from Des Moines University (2012)
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator Specialization from Graceland University (2015)
  • Graduate certificate in Survey Research Methods from University of Illinois at Chicago (2018)
  • PhD in Nursing in progress from University of Missouri-Kansas City (2019)

Start Date at Grand View

  • August 2015

Areas of Expertise

  • Board certified in Public Health (CPH)
  • Board certified in Nursing Education (CNE)
  • Board certified in Infection Control (CIC)
  • Psychiatric-mental health

Research / Accomplishments

  • The STRATA Study: Structural Antecedents of Tdap Administration in Obstetrical Practices in Iowa
  • Jonas Scholar 2016-2018
  • 2017 Midwest Nursing Research Society annual conference - winner in PhD student poster competition
  • 2012 Higdon Award for Excellence in Advanced Nursing Practice, Scholarship, and Community Leadership 

Personal Interests

  • Iowa State Cyclone football and men's basketball
  • Fitness challenges/obstacle courses
  • Relay of Iowa
  • Acrylic painting

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Student success is a top priority at Grand View. Not only do students have access to resources and support from our Student Success Center, but they also get the unique opportunity to work with a dedicated faculty advisor from their major for the duration of their time here. Advising provides students with personal and academic support throughout the program and allows students to build a meaningful relationship with an experienced professional working in their future career field.
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
I love the caring atmosphere at Grand View. The campus is beautiful and quiet.
Kristen Myers