DNP, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN
MS, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Coronary Care Certificate, Humber College, Toronto, Canada
BSN, Union College, Lincoln, NE
Dr. Kimbrow began her nursing career in cardiac ICU. She also enjoyed adventure as a travel nurse to Florida and Hawaii. Her nursing career has included work in cardiac research, nursing informatics, risk management, and various hospital leadership roles. Dr. Kimbrow has taught in the Nursing Department at SWAU since 2002-initially as an adjunct, then as a full-time faculty member. Since 2017, she has served as nursing department chair.
Beyond her administrative role in the Nursing Department, Dr. Kimbrow enjoys a global perspective on nursing practice and education. Before joining the Nursing Department at SWAU, she served as vice president at a hospital in China, where she taught and role-modeled professional nursing and presented at many conferences and institutions throughout the country. Recently, she has partnered with Kettering Health in Ohio to organize summer conferences for nurse educators and presented there as well.
Articles & Presentations
Clouten, K. & Weber, T. (1994). Patient-Focused Care...Playing to Win. Nursing Management, 25(2), 34-36.
Ye, Z. & Kimbrow, K. (1997). Developing a Chinese-Western Model of Nursing Administration.
Chinese Journal of Nursing, 31(4), 213-215.
Dr. Kimbrow has a passion for service. She has participated in international projects in Japan, the Philippines, Zambia, Peru, Curacao, and Canada. Within the U.S., Dr. Kimbrow has facilitated nursing student involvement in mega health expo events. Currently, she serves her church in evangelism roles and nurturing new members.