Director, Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership
Director, Mabel Morris Family Home Visiting Program
1500 Market Street, Centre Square East
Philadelphia PA 19102
Dr. Katherine Kinsey is the Principal Investigator and Administrator of the Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program through the National Nurse-Led Care Consortium. In addition, she is the administrator of the Mabel Morris Family Home Visiting Program. Previously, she was a tenured professor of nursing at La Salle University, held the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing at La Salle's school of nursing, and served as the Director of the nationally recognized La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center. Dr. Kinsey has raised more than 30 million dollars in federal, state, city and foundation grants. She has contributed to and edited book and journal chapters on public health administration and management, nurse managed health clinics, and women’s health issues. Dr. Kinsey serves on several non-profit boards and is a consultant to community non-profits and public health nursing faculty across the nation. She is a past chair of the Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association.
Dr. Kinsey received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in Education with a concentration in Health Professions Education. She also holds a Master’s in Community Health Nursing and a Baccalaureate in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, Magna Cum Laude. In addition, Dr. Kinsey received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Millersville University (Magna Cum Laude) with a concentration in nursing and school health. She is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Her areas of expertise are public health, urban health, health disparities, program evaluation, HIV/AIDS prevention, women’s health, home health, and health sciences/nursing education.