Biography

Kim Stevens leverages both clinical experience and informatics knowledge to provide innovative solutions to public health initiatives. Kim is a Registered Nurse with over 27 years of practice who began her nursing career in 1993 with an Associate of Nursing degree from Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California.

She started as an infirmary nurse at a juvenile detention center servicing the underserved teenage population in Compton, California. She later transitioned her practice to emergency medicine for both the pediatric and adult population and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Walden University in 2011. In 2013, she graduated from Walden University with a Master’s of Science in nursing, specializing in nursing informatics, and practiced as a nurse informaticist for Howard University Hospital, Southern Regional Hospital, The George Washington University Hospital, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. As a nurse informaticist, she supervised the electronic health record (EHR) training team and the user access management team. She also serves as a coordinator of practicum experiences for graduate-level nursing informatics students.

Kim completed Walden University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice curriculum with a focus in clinical informatics in 2019 and is currently advocating on improving usability of information systems and clinical applications for clinical end-users. She most recently practiced as a senior clinical informaticist with the Cerner Corporation Bear Institute in Washington D.C., as a limited term lecturer at Purdue University Northwest’s College of Nursing for a nursing informatics course, and as an academic coach for Instructional Connections. Kim is also a member of Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA), SIGMA Theta Tau International (Gamma Beta and Phi Nu chapters), the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Black Women Leaders in Nursing (BWLN), and DNPs of Color (DOC).