Katherine Kruger, MSN, APRN, ENP-BC, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC

Kathering Kruger

LEO Intermittent Lecturer
Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences
Room 2160

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: 734-763-0011


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Global Health
  • NP Advocacy
  • GYN Oncology
  • NP Full Practice Authority

Katherine is an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, with over 10 years practicing in a variety of emergency departments and communities.  Most recently she practiced in Guam, where she introduced the role of the Emergency Nurse Practitioner to the Western Pacific.  Her focus has largely been on improving healthcare access in resource-limited settings around the world.  Now stateside, she aims to  increase awareness of and advocate for the elevation of the advanced practice role, particularly in emergency medicine.


Katherine’s teaching role at the University of Michigan is the role transition course, guiding RNs to APRN roles, working alongside Dr. Ammerman.    

Affiliations / Service

  • Michigan State Representative, American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners, 2021 (member 2019-present)
  • Practice Committee Member, American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners, 2021
  • Political Action Committee Member, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, 2021
  • Member, Emergency Nurses Association, 2009-Present
  • Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2021

Notable Awards / Honors

  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, 2012


  • MSN, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2012
  • New York University, New York, NY 2008