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Kathy Shaw

Kathy Shaw DNP, RN

Associate Professor
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:kathy.shaw@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-8528

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Kathy Shaw joined the University of Colorado College of Nursing in 2011. With a specialty in Community Health Nursing and an interest in reducing disparities in health and healthcare access, she has over 30 years’ experience in diverse settings which include home health, diabetes self-management education, nonprofit clinics, community health clinics, college health, and older adult research.

Dr. Shaw is a dedicated educator with teaching experience spanning over 2 decades. including baccalaureate and graduate-level nursing education, face-to-face, online, and stimulated learning environments. She currently teaches in the DNP and MS programs. In addition, she enjoys mentoring students and has co-authored student-led publications and presentations aimed to advance nursing knowledge.

Dr. Shaw maintains membership in the American Nurses Association, Colorado Nurses Association, and the American Public Health Association Public Health Nursing section

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Doctorate in Nursing Practice, Medical College of Georgia 2009
  • Master's in Community Nursing, Medical College of Georgia 1995
  • Bachelor's in Nursing, Medical College of Georgia 1989


  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Colorado College of Nursing 2013

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