Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, RN, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, ACHPA, FAAN
Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Professor of Nursing
Professor Mauk teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her areas of clinical expertise are rehabilitation and gerontology. Dr. Mauk is a certified gerontological clinical nurse specialist and gerontological nurse practitioner, a Hartford Geriatric Scholar, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is also certified in rehabilitation nursing and is the immediate Past President of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. Dr. Mauk is certified as an advanced practice nurse in palliative care and hospice. She maintains an active private consulting practive, and formerly was a GNP in palliative care for AseraCare in Valparaiso. With over 30 years of experience in rehabilitation and gerontology, she has made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. Dr. Mauk has authored or edited eight books, and many book chapters and journal articles. Her research interests include stroke rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, and staff/student education. Dr. Mauk holds the Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, a position dedicated to gerontological nursing.
Ph.D. - Wayne State University 2001
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