Kathleen Strunk, APRN, CNS

Kathleen Strunk, APRN, CNS
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
College of Health Sciences
School of Nursing
918-631-2929 Oxley Health Sciences Facility Room 517


Post Graduate Study – Wichita State University MSN – Herbert H. Lehman College – City University of New York BSN – Fairfield University

Research Interests

Occupational health of providers who deal with trauma patients

Teaching Interests

Mental Health
Senior Leadership
Lifespan Development


Journal Articles

  • Zanotti, D et al. “An Examination of the Test-Retest Reliability of the ACE-SQ in a Sample of College Athletes.” Psychological trauma : theory, research, practice and policy 10.5 (2018): 559–562. Print.

  • Strunk, K. and Strunk, K.K. (2012). The contribution of personality and workplace characteristics in predicting turnover intention among sexual assault nurse examiners: A path analytic study. Journal of Forensic Nursing, Vol. 8; 3, p. 144-150.

  • Kaier, E., Cromer, L., Davis, J., & Strunk, K. The relationship between adverse childhood experiences and subsequent health complaints in elite athletes.
  • Adverse childhood experiences predict injury status in NCAA division 1 athletes. The Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma .

  • *Kaier, E., Cromer, L., Davis, J.L., & Strunk, K. (in press). Perceptions of mental illness stigma: Comparisons of athletes to non-athlete peers. Journal of College Student Development .

  • Kaier*, E., Cromer, L. D., Johnson+, M. D., Strunk, K., & Davis, J. L. (In press). Mental illness stigma amongst college athletes: A comparison of personal and perceived public stigma. Journal of College Student Development.


  • Cranston, C., Cromer , L., Stewart , S., Kaier , E., Davis, J., & Strunk, K. Obsessive compulsive disorder among NCAA division 1 athletes: Help or hindrance?.
  • Cranston*, C., Cromer, L. D., Davis, J. L., Kaier*, E., & Strunk, K. (2012). Student Health, Athletic Performance, and Education Study 1st Annual Report. Unpublished manuscript.

  • Kaier, E., Cromer, L., Davis, J., & Strunk, K. Brief report: Effectiveness of an innovative sleep workshop for elite athletes. Journal of American College Health.

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Science III
  • Nursing Science V
  • Independent Study
  • Nursing Interventions V
  • Applied Science III

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award