Kymberlee Montgomery

Episode 2

Girls Just Want to Have Healthcare

Not all healthcare is created equal, especially if you’re a woman. Kymberlee Montgomery, an associate clinical professor of nursing and medicine at Drexel University, explains to us the biggest health issues facing women today.

About Kymberlee Montgomery

Kymberlee Montgomery, DNP is the senior associate dean for Nursing and Student Affairs and a clinical professor of Nursing and Medicine. As founder of the Drexel University Partnership for Interprofessional Education (IPE), Montgomery created an innovative, award-winning IPE curriculum utilizing novel learning modalities, multi-fidelity simulation, and structured debriefing that has been adopted by leading colleges, universities and medical centers nationwide. Her work has been widely disseminated through peer reviewed journal publications, national conferences and international presentations in Russia, Korea and Canada. She is a consultant to the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and twice funded by the Macy Foundation to design case-based simulation curriculum for collaborative practice and professionalism. Montgomery created the first nurse-led interdisciplinary Colposcopy course, training over 500 clinicians worldwide to diagnose and prevent cervical cancer. Montgomery is the lead Nurse Practitioner for a Rotary International grant to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality through the development of an online, competency based curriculum for nursing faculty and midwives in Uganda. Additional, Montgomery is an actively practicing, board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at Drexel University College of Medicine. She has worked in both private and faculty practices and participates in the education of nurses, physician assistants, residents and medical students.

Montgomery received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University, her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Drexel University.