Assistant Clinical Professor, Department Chair
Division of Graduate Nursing
Nurse Practitioner M.S.N. Department
Kymberlee Montgomery, DrNP, CRNP-BC, CNE is the Chair of Nurse Practitioner Practice Program, the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program Track Coordinator and is the first nursing faculty to hold a joint appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions and Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Montgomery received her BSN from Thomas Jefferson University and her MSN as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Montgomery obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from Drexel University in 2009. With a deep rooted interest in HPV and cervical cancer in women, particularly women aged 40 and older, Dr. Montgomery has lectured as an invited speaker on the national level and has participated in mission work to the Dominican Republic providing problem based care and educational services to underserved women.
Dr. Montgomery is well published in the cervical cancer arena and is the Director of the Transdisciplinary Colposcopy Course at Drexel.
Dr. Montgomery is board certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and has worked in both private and faculty practices and participates in the education of nurses, physician assistants, residents, and medical students. She maintains a WHNP practice with Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Montgomery is an active member of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Sigma Theta Tau International. She also serves as an Ambassador for The American Conversation about Women and Leadership Vision 20/20.
The first non physician to be awarded the Dr. Constatine Papadakis Recognition Award for Innovation in Education in the Field of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Montgomery currently is the Project Director of the Transdisciplinary Simulation Arm of Robert Wood Johnson Grant, Educating Professional Nurses for Tomorrow’s Complex Clinical Environment & Emerging Demographics: Enhancing Safety & Inter-Professional Communication and coordinates collaboration between Drexel University College of Medicine and College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) using mutli-level fidelity and standardized patients in simulated emergency situations in order to increase patient safety and quality of care.