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Krystie M. Matthews

Adjunct Professor


Krystie Matthews has almost a decade of experience in various healthcare settings. Dr. Matthews is devoted to quality improvement in healthcare through her various roles in the community. Her area of interests are improving nursing and healthcare work culture and quality improvement. She is committed to the development of strong graduating nurses, that will bring excitement and fresh perspectives to healthy nursing environments.


  • Nursing
  • Healthcare policy

Research Areas

  • Nursing incivility
  • Workplace culture
  • Nursing student exit exam scores
  • Nursing documentation-SOAPIE


  • University of San Francisco, DNP in Population Health Leadership, 2021
  • University of San Francisco, MSN in Clinical Nurse Leadership, 2019
  • Unitek College, ADN in Registered Nurse, 2017
  • Unitek College, ADVN in Vocational Nurse, 2016
  • Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, LVN Diploma, 2015

Prior Experience

  • Clinical Nurse Leader, San Francisco VA
  • Director of Nursing, Hallway Healthcare
  • Didactic & Clinical Instructor, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts