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Kymberlee Montgomery

DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Clinical Professor, Department Chair


Fellowships:

Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses
Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Fellow of the AACN/Wharton Executive Leadership Program
Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Division of Graduate Nursing
Nurse Practitioner M.S.N. Department
Doctor of Nursing Practice Department

267.359.5638 P

kae33@drexel.edu
Three Parkway Building, Room 922

Kymberlee Montgomery, DNP is the Chair of the Advanced Practice Nursing Department. As founder of the Drexel University Partnership for Interprofessional Education (IPE), Montgomery created an innovative, award-winning IPE curriculum utilizing novel learning modalities, multi-fidelity simulation, and structured debriefing that has been adopted by leading colleges, universities and medical centers nationwide. Her work has been widely disseminated through peer reviewed journal publications, national conferences and international presentations in Russia, Korea and Canada. She is a consultant to the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and twice funded by the Macy Foundation to design case-based simulation curriculum for collaborative practice and professionalism. Montgomery created the first nurse-led interdisciplinary Colposcopy course, training over 500 clinicians worldwide to diagnose and prevent cervical cancer. Montgomery is the lead Nurse Practitioner for a Rotary International grant to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality through the development of an online, competency based curriculum for nursing faculty and midwives in Uganda. Additional, Montgomery is an actively practicing, board certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at Drexel University College of Medicine. She has worked in both private and faculty practices and participates in the education of nurses, physician assistants, residents and medical students. 

Montgomery received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University, her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Drexel University. 

Specialization:

As a clinician, Montgomery has a deep rooted interest in HPV and cervical cancer in women prevention and treatment, particularly in women aged 40 and older. She has lectured as an invited speaker globally and has participated in mission work to the Dominican Republic providing problem based care and educational services to underserved women. Academically, Montgomery has a passion for the development and promotion of interprofessional curricula and collaboration opportunities for multi-disciplinary learners to increase the patient experience. 

Research Interests:

Interprofessional education modalities to increase communication and collaboration, improve patient safety and promote professionalism using multi-level fidelity simulation and structured debriefing. 

Interprofessional Professionalism Curriculum Development

Human Papillomavirus in Women across the Lifespan

Academic Distinctions:

Montgomery is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurses (FAAN), the American Association of Nurse Practioners (FAANP), the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (STTI-NFLA) and the AACN/Wharton Executive Leadership Program. She is the first non-physician to be awarded the Dr. Constantine Papadakis Recognition Award for Innovation in Education in the Field of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Drexel University and was awarded the Online Faculty Teaching Award in 2014. She is an internationally recognized presenter and women's health advocate. 

Professional Society:

Montgomery is an active member of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses Association, the Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She also serves as an Ambassador for The American Conversation about Women and Leadership Vision 20/20.