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Dr. Michele Walters

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Program/Dept: Nursing
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE DNP, MSN, BSN
Research Interests: Prevention of cardiovascular disease and tropical illnesses. 



Dr. Michele Walters has experience in intensive care/coronary care, emergency, tropical and primary care/family medicine. Walters joined the Department of Nursing in 2001. She practices as a family nurse practitioner with St. Claire Regional Family Medicine/Express Clinic located in Morehead. Walters has been leading medical missions to La Digue, Haiti since the devastating earthquake in 2010.


Journal Articles:

  • Walters, M.A. (2017).  Management of chronic stable angina. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2017.08.008
  • Walters, M. A. (2015). Management of travel-related illness acquired in Haiti. Critical Care Nursing Clinics50(Issue 4), 749–760.
  • Martin, S., Walters, M. A., Howell, T., & Duan, Y. (2006). The feasibility and utility of grocery receipt analyses for dietary assessment. Nutrition Journal.

Book Contributor:

  • Walters, M. A., Ladwig, G., & Ackley, B. (2007). Trauma, risk for; post-trauma syndrome; post-trauma syndrome, risk for. In Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: A guide for planning care, 8th


Poster Presentations:

  • McDavid, L. A., & Walters, M. A. (2016, May). Encouraging mentoring across the curriculum. KLN 12th Annual Nurse Educator Conference and Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky: Kentucky League for Nursing.
  • Walters, M. A. (2015, November). Back to basics: National Patient Safety Goal 07.01.01. OADN: The Bridge to Nursing’s Future. Jacksonville, Florida: The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing.
  • Walters, M.A. (2012). Cholesterol Health Education Concerning Kids. Fifth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference:  Evidence-Based DNP Education. St. Louis, Missouri

Podium Presentations:

  • Walters, M.A.  (2017, April).  Tropical travelers. Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Annual Conference.  Covington, Kentucky
  • Ferguson, T. R., Howell, T. L., McDavid, L. A., & Walters, M. A. (2017, May). Chest pain simulation. Kentucky League for Nursing Annual Conference. Louisville, Kentucky: Kentucky League for Nursing.
  • McCoy, J. R., Nettleton, K. F., Hale, P., Mays, L., & Walters, M. A. (2015). Empowering students, faculty and communities through service-learning in Kentucky and the world. KY Pedagogicon. Eastern Kentucky University: KY Council on Postsecondary Education.
  • Walters, M.A. (2013, April).  A hefty problem:  Dyslipidemia in children. Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Annual Conference.  Lexington, Kentucky
  • Walters, M.A. (2012, March).  Cholesterol Health Education Concerning Kids. SCR Grand Rounds, Center for Health Education and Research. Morehead, Kentucky.


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