WellStar School of Nursing


Kathie Aduddell, EdD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor of Nursing

Coordinater, MSN-Nursing Administration/Health Policy Leadership Track

Office: HS 3003

Telephone: 470-578-6939

Email: kaduddel@kennesaw.edu



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Academic Degrees




Institutional Management

Pepperdine University, California




Education and Child Health

Universtiy of Texas





University of Virginia



Professional Experience





Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Coordinator, MSN, ACML –NAHPL track, 2010-present
Director, Center for Community Health Care, College of Health & Human Services, 2007-2010



Director, Associate Degree Nursing Program, Victoria College, Victoria, Texas



Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Radford University, Radford, Virginia



Director of Health Services, Fullerton College, Fullerton, California


Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Anaheim, California
Director of Education & Training, 1984-1987
Member/Patient Health Education Coordinator, 1983-1984

  1981-1983 Clinical Nurse IV/Clinical Specialist, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California
  1979-1981 Faculty/Instructor, School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Texas, Galveston, Texas


University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
Staff Nurse/Head Nurse A, 1976-1977
Nurse Technician, 1975-1976


Recent Professional Activities


Aduddell, K.A. (2013). Global Health of Children. In C. Holtz (Ed.) Global Health Care: Issues and   Policies, (2nd ed.), Sudsbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Bobo, C. & Aduddell, K.A. (2011). Advancing Healthcare Policy Through the Use of Political Narratives    to Give Voice to a Vulnerable Population. In M. de Chesney & B. Anderson (Eds.), Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research (3rd ed.) Sudsbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. AJN Book of the Year Award 2011

Spikes, T. & Aduddell, K. (2010). Utilizing Evidence-Based Design in a Community Hospital ICU, Nursing Economics, Jul-Aug 2010, 28 (4), 279-282

Aduddell, K. & Dorman, G. (2010). The Development of the Next Generation of Nurse Leaders, Journal of Nursing Education, March 2010 (online version November 2009), 49 (3): 168-172


Examples of Grant Funded Projects:

Expansion of KSU Community Clinic Program, PI – Aduddell, K.A. (until 5/2010), Co-PI –Peabody, Georgia Healthcare Foundation grant, $106,000, 10/2009-7/2010

Providing Barrier-Free Community Clinics, PI - Aduddell, K.A., Co-PI- Chambers, D., Georgia Department of Community Health, Office of Health Improvement, Georgia Health Equity Initiative Grant, $86,721, 2/2009-6/2010

Access to Diabetes Self-Management for Hispanics in a Community Clinic Setting, PI- Aduddell, K.A., Co- PIs- Long, J. & Chambers, D., Georgia Baptist Healthcare Ministry Foundation, $69,848, 2/2008-6/2009


Examples of Refereed Presentations:

Working with Vulnerable Populations: A Model for Collaborative Partnerships. Aduddell, K.A. & Chambers, D. 41st Biennial Convention, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Grapevine, Texas. (11/2011), podium presentation at international conference


Professional and Research Interests



  • Distance (Online) Learning and Innovations in Nursing Education
  • Organization Development, Shared Governance, Nursing Leadership and Management Development
  • Program Evaluation related to Nursing Education/Research, Diabetes
  • Prevention, & Health Disparities and Community Clinics



Teaching Responsibilities



All courses in MSN-ACML Program – Nursing Administration and Health Policy Leadership Track


Previous years in undergraduate program: NURS 3318 – Parent-Child Nursing, NURS 4402 – Nursing Research



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