PhD University of Texas at Arlington
MSN Baylor University
BSN Baylor University
Work and Education
Dr. Kathryn Osteen is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing and has taught at the nursing school for over 15 years. Her teaching areas include Professional Nursing Practice, Human Needs, and Critical Care. She received her PhD from the University of Texas at Arlington. She received both her BSN and MSN from Baylor University. Previously, Dr. Osteen taught as a Medicine Nurse Educator at Parkland Health and Hospital system in Dallas, Texas, and also practiced critical care nursing at various hospitals in Dallas.
Outside her work life, Dr. Osteen contributes time and effort to her community. She is currently serving as the president of the Children's Heart Foundation - Texas Chapter with the focus of raising money for Congenital Heart Disease Research. She is also the co-chair for the annual Dallas Fort Worth Congenital Heart Walk. She is involved with her local church as well as with the local Boy Scouts of America organization. She also volunteers on many University Committees such as the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and the Mentoring Committee. Dr. Osteen leads a mission trip to McAllen working with the Texas Baptists River Ministry serving refugees. Dr. Osteen is also a member of many national and local nursing organizations.
Articles & Presentations
Dr. Osteen's research is related to the Congenital Heart Disease population. Her recent publications include Reproductive Health and Women With Congenital Heart Disease: A Practice Update." Her recent podium and poster presentations include those related to the Congenital Heart Disease population, mentoring, and missions.