Katherine Finn Davis, PhD, RN, APRN, CPNP, FAAN

COLs Stephanie Marshall & Charles Miller Endowed Director of Community Partnerships & Specialist

Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 410
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5421
Fax: (808) 956-3257

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Dr. Davis has over 25 years of experience as a pediatric nurse, nurse practitioner, and researcher. At the University of Hawaii, she is committed to developing collaborative relationships between universities, healthcare systems, and government agencies to implement strategic responses to community and nursing workforce needs while engaging community organizations to inform NAWSON academic programs and initiatives. She is skilled and passionate about leading interprofessional teams to conduct research and apply evidence to nursing practice at the bedside and in the community to improve health outcomes and quality of care.

Her research interests include translational science focused on implementing innovative approaches to embed evidence-based practices in healthcare settings as well as the effects of disrupted sleep on health outcomes, with a special interest in pediatric behavioral sleep disorders. She has published peer-reviewed research and evidence-based practice articles, book chapters, and lay publications and received many writing awards. She serves as peer reviewer for numerous nursing and medical journals and has spoken nationally about her research and evidence-based practice endeavors.

Dr. Davis is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International.

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