skip to Main Content

Julie Kathman, DNP, RN, CNS-BC, CPN

DNP Program Director & Assistant Professor

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 436
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-6841, Fax: 808-956-3257

Larger photo of Julie Kathman, DNP, RN, CNS-BC, CPN


Dr. Kathman has over 25 years of experience in the care of women and children as a nurse, clinical nurse specialist and director. She is committed to continue to build on the excellence of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Hawaii. Her passion is leading interprofessional teams to develop and implement evidence-based practice.

Her scholarship focus is quality improvement in maternal child care utilizing the Iowa Model and LEAN methodologies.

Dr. Kathman has received the Daisy Faculty Award at Indiana University and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International.


DNP, University of Southern Indiana
MSN, California State University-Dominguez Hills
BSN, Eastern Kentucky University

Clinical Practice

Pediatric Inpatient Care (ICU, General), Neonatal Intensive Care, and Mother Baby Care.

Research Focus

Innovations in care improvement strategies, pediatric and adolescent access to mental health services, needle pain reduction, reducing infant and maternal mortality.

Recent Publications

For a list of select publications, visit Julie Kathman on PubMed.

Back To Top