Kelly P. Strickland, MSN, RN


Kelly P. Strickland, MSN, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor

MSN, Samford University, 2016
BSN, Samford University, 2009

Teaching Areas:
Community, Population, and Health Nursing

Research Interests:
Health Promotion, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Individuals Living with Special Needs

Mrs. Strickland earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Samford University in 2009. She worked as an RN in the Cardiovascular Observation Unit (CVOU) and the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) in Birmingham, AL.  She moved to Auburn in 2012 and worked in the CVICU at East Alabama Medical Center.  She then worked as an RN at Auburn Cardiovascular, an outpatient cardiology clinic.  She began working with Auburn University’s school of nursing in 2014 as a clinical associate.  Mrs. Strickland earned her Master of Science in Nursing Education from Samford University in 2016.  She joined the AUSON faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor in July of 2016.  She is the Community Liaison and teaches Community Health across the BSN curriculum.  She is passionate about developing and maintaining meaningful community-based clinical partnerships and strategic outreach efforts.  

Mrs. Strickland is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing (STTI), the National League for Nursing (NLN), the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE), and the Rural Nurse Organization (RNO).  At Auburn, she serves on the Inter-professional Education Initiative and the Graduation Committee.  Within the school of nursing, she serves on the Curriculum and Outreach committees.  She serves as a faculty advisor for the Initiative for Representation in Nursing (IRN).