Kristen Kellogg, DNP, FNP-C, RN

Associate Professor


  • DNP, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • MSN, Azusa Pacific University
  • BSN, Point Loma Nazarene University

Courses Taught

  • GNSG 6008: Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • GNSG 6008L: Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan Practicum 
  • GNSG 7030: Introduction to Advanced Practice Nursing and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • GNSG 7030L: Diagnostic Reasoning and Procedures and Practicum

Experience in Field

  • Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego
    • Wellness Center, Family Nurse Practitioner, 2020-2021
    • Health Promotion Center, Family Nurse Practitioner,  2018–present
  • Azusa Pacific University, Azusa
    • Adjunct Faculty in Family Nurse Practitioner Program, 2020-present
    • Adjunct Faculty in Entry Level Masters Program, Clinical Instructor, 2017-2018
  • Family Health Centers of San Diego
    • Family Nurse Practitioner, 2020-present
  • La Maestra Community Health Centers
    • Family Nurse Practitioner, 2018-2020
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
    • Clinical Nurse, 2013-2018

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Abundant Life Medical Ministry Nurse Practitioner Volunteer and Leader, (2020-Current)

  • First Presbyterian Church and Homeless Outreach Ministries, Nurse Practitioner Volunteer, (2018 - Current)

  • San Diego Street Medicine Alliance, Nurse Practitioner Volunteer/Member, (2018-2020)

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Mu Chapter, (2013-current)

  • La Maestra Community Health Centers, Diabetic Clinic Provider, (2019-2020).

  • SHARP Grossmont Hospital, New Graduate Nurse Preceptor, (2015-2018)

  • Unit Practice Council 4 East PCU Member, (2014-2018)

Awards and Honors

  • PLNU BSN Honors (2013):
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Sigma Theta Tau
    • President's Scholars (top 10% of graduating class)
  • APU MSN Honors (2018):
    • Spiritual Care Award
    • Academic Excellence Award
    • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Guardian Angel Award - Sharp Grossmont Hospital 2015

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Journal of Nursing Care Quality, Noise Reduction in Progressive Care Units. Authors: McGough NNH, Keane T, Uppal A, Dunlao M, Rutherford W, Kellogg K, Ward E, Kendal C, Fields W.
  • Kellogg, K. & Thurman, A. Reducing Health Disparities by Addressing Food Insecurity. Podium Presentation at the Joint ACHNE/APHN Conference. San Diego, CA. June 6, 2023.
  • Kellogg, K.J. (in press). Impact of a Healthy Eating Program on Knowledge, Perceptions, Behaviors, and Body Composition in Patients Experiencing Food Insecurity. Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego.