Kathryn Atkin DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC

Kathryn Atkin Profile
Assistant Professor
(617) 643-8438
Office Location: 
Shouse - 233

Katie Atkin is Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Atkin teaches in the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program. She is board certified as both an Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with years of clinical experience as an RN in inpatient obstetrics and as a Nurse Practitioner in outpatient obstetrics and gynecology.

She currently practices at Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth Ob/GYN and Midwifery in the outpatient setting providing full scope care to women across the lifespan. Her areas of clinical interest include adolescent reproductive health and contraceptive management, abnormal pap smear management and caring for women through the menopausal transition.

Dr. Atkin earned the Doctor of Nursing Practice from the MGH Institute in 2014. Her doctoral capstone was on the use of Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) in adolescents and recommendations for primary care providers.


Atkin, K., Beal, M., Long-Middleton, E. & Roncari, D. (2015). Long-acting reversible contraception in teenagers: Primary care recommendations. Nurse Practitioner, 40(3), 38-46.


BSN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
MS, New York University, New York, NY
DNP, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

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