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Karyn Holt

Karyn E. Holt


Associate Clinical Professor

Division of Graduate Nursing
Advanced Role M.S.N. Department
Anchorage, Alaska

Dr. Karyn Holt is a Certified Nurse Midwife and has practiced worldwide in that specialty when she served in the military. At Drexel University Dr. Karyn Holt works with students online teaching core MSN content as well introducing students to the application and translation of technologies into their nursing practice. Dr. Karyn Holt was appointed on September 1, 2011 as the first Director of Faculty Development and Online Quality within the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University.


She specializes in Nurse Midwifery, Research.

Research Interests:

Dr. Holt’s research areas of interest revolve around women’s health issues, Intimate Partner Violence, Disaster Management and online learning.

Academic Distinctions:

Dr. Holt has received distinguished national awards for her programs and initiatives including the 2009 Outstanding Educator Award in Online Learning, Drexel University, (USDLA) and the 2010 Hasmilller Award and Grant (American Red Cross). In 2010, Dr. Holt was named to the prestigious Blackboard Platinum™ Circle and continues to be a contributing faculty member.

Professional Society:

Dr. Holt serves on national and international journal review boards such as the Journal of Forensic Nursing, and the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Holt presents nationally and internationally as an invited speaker on topics related to online learning.