Christine Fisher, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Chair of Undergraduate Education and Assistant Professor

Dr. Fisher joined the Kramer faculty in 2015. She is currently the chair of Undergraduate Education and teaches theory, clinical, laboratory and simulation in that program. She has worked in various roles as an RN including: ITCU staff and charge nurse at Integris Baptist Medical Center, clinic nurse and cases manager for Oklahoma Cardiovascular Associates, Clinic Manager for Midwest Pain Consultants, House supervisor, OR and PACU RN for Moore Medical Center and School nurse for Norman North High School.

Education and National Certifications

  • 2021: PhD in Nursing - Oklahoma City University
  • 2020: CNE
  • 2015: MSN-Education - Grand Canyon University
  • 2013: RN-BSN - Southern Nazarene University
  • 2003: CCRN
  • 1999: AAS in Nursing - Oklahoma State University

Teaching Interest

  • Nursing Ethics
  • Nursing Policy
  • Nursing Culture
  • Foundational Nursing for Prelicensure students

Current Research/Scholarly Interest

  • Faculty Shortages
  • Ray’s Theory of Bureaucratic Caring
  • Brene Brown-Dare to Lead Initiative

Awards, Recognition and Service

  • 2022: Recipient of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty
  • 2020: Heart of Nursing Award - Kramer School of Nursing
  • 2019: Elected Treasurer to Board of Beta Delta At-Large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2018: Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare Inductee