Kate Gawlik
Kate Gawlik, DNP, RN, APRN-CNP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, The Ohio State University College of Nursing

Kate Gawlik graduated with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2015 from The Ohio State University and is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner. She has experience in family practice, college health, urgent care, and reproductive care with clinical interests in population health, preventive medicine, clinician well-being, health professionals’ education, wellness, and cardiovascular disease prevention. Gawlik is an assistant professor of Clinical Nursing at The Ohio State University. She has been teaching since 2009, has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate nursing courses, and serves as a clinical preceptor for advanced practice nursing students. She has served as the Project Manager for the Million Hearts® initiatives at The Ohio State’s College of Nursing since 2013. Kate was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award in 2013 and the Outstanding Leadership Award in 2017 at The Ohio State University. She received an Abstract of Distinction at the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Conference in 2016 and the Editor’s Pick for 2017 Paper of the Year by the American Journal of Health Promotion for her paper titled An epidemiological study of population health reveals social smoking as a major cardiovascular risk factor. She was awarded the 2018 American Association of Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence for Ohio. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Association of Nurse Practitioners in June 2018. She is a co-editor of the textbook, Evidence-Based Physical Examination: Best Practices for Health & Well-Being Assessment.