CCU Spotlights

Dr. Kristen Goree

Dr. Kristen Goree

Professor, Director of Pre-Licensure BSN Option
Nursing and Health Sciences Division

  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (University of Colorado-Denver)
  • MSN (University of Colorado-Denver)
  • BSN (University of Colorado-Denver)
  • B.A. Kinesiology; Minor - Environmental, Population, Organismic Biology (University of Colorado-Boulder)


Phone: 720-872-5626

Dr. Kristen Goree is a Professor and the Director of the Pre-Licensure BSN option at Colorado Christian University. In addition, she currently serves as the chair of the Nursing Faculty Organization and the Faculty and Student Affairs Committee. Dr. Goree has over 10 years of experience in nursing academia and has developed and instructed both undergraduate and graduate level courses in Health Assessment, Population Health, Pharmacology/Medication Administration, Nutrition, and Topics in Nursing.

Dr. Goree is recognized on the Advanced Practice Registry as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in case management and Nurse Practitioner (NP) in family medicine. She is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has published in the Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. Currently, she is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, and Nurses Christian Fellowship. Areas of clinical practice include emergency nursing and family practice.

Finally, Dr. Kristen Goree has a passion for empowerment of the poor and community transformation. She served as one of six vision team members to conceptualize and develop an initial framework for the Community Uplift Partnership (CUP) and worked with pre-licensure BSN students through Population Health to conduct and publish community assessments for CUP and Open Door Ministries. Dr. Goree continues to look for ways to integrate learning and service and to empower students to enact change through Christ in their own communities.

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