Julia Kane, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Fayetteville State University

Dr. Kane received her BSN in 1998 from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She then spent 5 years serving in the US Army Nurse Corps. She received her MSN in Women’s Health NP from Vanderbilt University and her PhD from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has been teaching in nursing for over 10 years at the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels. Her areas of focus are maternal-child health and improving interprofessional communication in healthcare. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Fayetteville State University, teaching Community Health Nursing, Capstone Clinical, and Obstetrics and Women’s Health in the pre-licensure BSN program.  Dr. Kane also works with a local hospital system investigating ways to increase front line nursing staff’s involvement in research and patient safety issues.  Her primary research interests involve communication issues that impact patient safety and healthcare errors.